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Richard Bazinet, Ph.D.

Dr. Richard Bazinet is a Canada Research Chair in Brain Lipid Metabolism at the University of Toronto.


Megan Davis, Ph.D.

Dr. Megan Davis is the Director of the Queen Conch Lab at FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.


Susan Carlson, PhD

Dr. Susan E. Carlson is the AJ Rice Professor of Nutrition and University Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She does clinical trials of DHA supplementation in pregnancy and childhood.


Tom Brenna, PhD

Dr. Tom Brenna is professor of pediatrics, of chemistry, and of nutrition at the Dell Medical School and the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, and recently Professor Emeritus at Cornell University. He has served on numerous international policy groups, including the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.


Martin-Paul Agbaga, PhD

Martin-Paul Agbaga, PhD is Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology at the Dean McGee Eye Institute, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. His research area focuses on the role of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in maintaining retinal structure, function, and health.


Sonja Connor, MS, RDN, LD

Ms. Sonja Connor, MS, RDN, LD is a research associate professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University. She also has been very involved with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and served as president in 2014-15.


Gretchen Vannice, MS, RDN

Gretchen Vannice is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and is considered a global expert on omega-3s research and education.


Michael Tlusty, PhD

Dr. Michael Tlusty is Associate Professor of Sustainability and Food Solutions at the University of Massachusetts Boston.


Norman Salem, Jr., PhD

Dr. Norman Salem, Jr. is one of the world’s leading researchers on DHA omega-3 and the functions of polyunsaturated fatty acids and lipids.


Scott Nichols, PhD

Dr. Scott Nichols is the founder and principal of Food’s Future, LLC, which works to accelerate aquaculture’s contribution to our future food supply.

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