Biomarine & Biomimicry Breakout Panel

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Biomarine & Biomimicry Breakout Panel

14 Feb 2017, 14:00 - 15:30

Conference Room 25C

Organized by: The Maritime Alliance

This session will address aquaculture, marine biomimicry, and marine bioprospecting as ways for humans to learn from and work with the ocean. 

Chaired by: Jacques Chirazi, Managing Partner, Biomimicry San Diego & Switzerland


  • Dimitri Deheyn, Associate Research Scientist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Eric Pedersen, Co-Founder and Farm Director, Pacifico Aquaculture (Mexico)
  • Daniel Distel,  Director, Ocean Genome Legacy Center of New England Biolabs, Marine Science Center, Northeastern University
  • Carmen Paniagua, Researcher, Dept. of Aquaculture, CICESE & Director, National Subsystem for Aquatic Genetic Resources (Mexico) 

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  • Jacques Chirazi


    Managing Partner

    Biomimicry San Diego & Switzerland

    Jacques Chirazi, Master of Biomimicry from Arizona State University (and Certified Biomimicry Professional), has managed the City of San Diego’s...

  • Dimitri Deheyn


    Associate Research Scientist

    Scripps Institution of Oceanography

    Dimitri Deheyn is a marine biologist developing biomimicry research related to biological light, UV-protection, bioadhesion/anti-fouling, and...

  • Daniel Distel


    Director, Ocean Genome Legacy Center of New England Biolabs, Marine Science Center

    Northeastern University

    Daniel received his B.S. in Biology from Cook College, Rutgers, University and his Ph.D. in Marine Biology from Scripps Institution of Oceanography,...

  • Carmen Paniagua


    Researcher, Department of Aquaculture

    Centro de Investigacion Científica y de Educacion Superior de Ensenada (CICESE)

    Dr. Carmen G. Paniagua-Chavez is a researcher in the Department of Aquaculture at Centro de Investigacion Científica y de Educacion Superior de...

  • Eric Pedersen


    Co-Founder and Farm Director

    Pacifico Aquaculture (Mexico)


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