Providing Scientific Input to Environmental Policy Process

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Professor Kapuscinski has contributed scientific expertise to policy arenas involving fish conservation, sustainable aquaculture development (e.g. organic aquaculture), and ecological effects of genetically modified organisms with a focus on fish.

  • Listen to her most recent interview on NPR's Science Friday about the FDA's pending commercial approval of Genetically Modified Salmon in Dartmouth Now.
  • Last fall, she was also featured on NPR's All Things Considered weighing in on the FDA's approval of genetically modified salmon.
  • Read public comments regarding the FDA’s draft environmental assessment of genetically engineered salmon.
  1. Kapuscinski, A.R. and F. Sundström. 2010. Written comments on Environmental Assessment for AquAdvantage Salmon and Briefing Packet on AquAdvantage Salmon for the Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee, Food and Drug Administration, September 16, 2010. 13 pp.
  2. Kapuscinski, A.R. and F. Sundström. 2010. Actual oral comments on Environmental Assessment for AquAdvantage Salmon and Briefing Packet on AquAdvantage Salmon for the Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee, Food and Drug Administration, September 20, 2010. 8 pp
  3. Kapuscinski , A.R. and F. Sundstrom (2013). Comments on Docket No. FDA-2011-N-0899, Draft Environmental Assessment for AquAdvantage Salmon and Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact, Dated 4 May 2012, Prepared by the Center for Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Submitted April 19, 2013. 18 pp.

Additionally, our team has several on-going and exciting Research Collaborations that enhance our interdisciplinary practice of sustainability and extend our impacts beyond Dartmouth.