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Aquaculture Research Institute

Physical Address:
799 Poultry Hill Way
Moscow, ID  11111

Phone: 111-111-5830
[email protected]

Mailing Address:
111 Perimeter Drive
MS 2260
Moscow, Idaho  11111-2260

Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station

Physical Address:
3059 Natl Fish Hatchery Rd # F
Hagerman, ID  83332

Phone: 111-837-9096
[email protected]

Meet Our People

Ronald Hardy, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Aquaculture Research Institute
Location: Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
Area of Interest:  Fish Nutrition
111-837-9096 ext 1105
[email protected]

Kenneth Cain, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Director of the Aquaculture Research Institute
Location: University of Idaho Campus
Area of Interest: Fish Health
111-111-7608
[email protected]

Brian Small, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of the Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
Location:  Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
Area of Interest:  Fish Physiology
111-837-9096 ext 1108
[email protected]

Matt Powell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
Location: Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station
Area of Interest: Population genetics
111-837-9096 ext 1102
[email protected]

Gary Fornshell
Aquaculture Extension Educator
Location: UI Extension, Twin Falls
Area of Interest: Aquaculture, Aquaculture education, Outreach
111-734-9590
[email protected]

Shawn Narum, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty, Lead Geneticist, Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
Location: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1120
[email protected]

Ken Overturf, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Fish Geneticist, Agriculture Research Service
Location: USDA, Agriculture Research Service, Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1104
[email protected]

Gordon Murdoch, Ph.D.
Affiliate Faculty, Animal Physiologist, Department of Animal and Vet Science
Location: University of Idaho Campus
111-111-7370

James Nagler, Ph.D.
Affiliate Faculty, Department Chair, Biological Sciences
Location: University of Idaho Campus
111-111-7280
[email protected]


Michael Becerra, Research Technician, Agriculture Research Service
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1141
[email protected]

Nate Campbell, Conservation Geneticist, Intertribal Fish Commission
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1128
[email protected]

Jana Cole, Administrative Financial Specialist
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1115
[email protected]

Joe Evavold, Fisheries Research Technician
Office: University of Idaho campus, Poultry Hill
111-111-7860
[email protected]

Karen Frank, Fisheries Technician, USDA 
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1126
[email protected]

Eli Gough, Hatchery Hatchery Operations Manager
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext
[email protected]

Stephanie Harmon, Laboratory Technician, Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1123
[email protected]

Dan Hasselman, Ph.D, Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
Office:  Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1127
[email protected]

Carol Hoffman, Research Specialist
Office: Hagerman Lab 
111-837-9096 ext 1124
[email protected]

Travis Jacobson, Lab Technician, Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
Office:  Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1147
[email protected]

Vanessa Jacobson, Fisheries Technician, Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1125
[email protected]

Joy Lunsford, Administrative Assistant 
Office: University of Idaho campus, Poultry Hill
111-111-5830
[email protected]

Amanda Matala, Laboratory Technician, Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1132
a[email protected]

Andrew Matala, M.S., Conservation Geneticist, Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1111
[email protected]

Lori Maxwell, Laboratory Technician, Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1137
[email protected]

Megan Moore, Laboratory Technician, Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1130
[email protected]

Biswamitra Patro, Ph.D., Research Support Scientist
111-837-9096 Ext 1112
[email protected]

Becca Sanders
Office: Hagerman Lab
[email protected]

Jeff Stephenson, M.S., Lab Equipment Manager, Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1121
[email protected]

Sharla Smith, Hatchery Technician
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1134
[email protected]

Lorrie Van Tassel, Hatchery Technician, Agriculture Research Service
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1131
[email protected]

Tom Welker, Ph.D.
Office: Hagerman Lab
111-837-9096 ext 1109 
thomas.welker.usda.gov

Scott Williams, M.S., Fish Hatchery Manager
Office: University of Idaho campus, Coldwater Wet Laboratory
111-111-5706
[email protected]

Andreas Brezas, Doctoral  Candidate, Animal physiology
Major Professor: Dr. Ron Hardy
Office: Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station, Idaho
111-837-9096 ext 1113
[email protected]

Patrick Blaufuss, Doctoral Student, Fish Physiology
Major Professor: Dr. Matt Powell
College of Agricultural and Life Science
[email protected]

Tracy Kennedy, Master's Student in fish genetics
Major Professor: Dr. Matt Powell
College of Natural Resources
[email protected]

Neil Ashton, Doctoral Student
Major Professor, Dr. Kenneth Cain
College of Natural Resources
[email protected]

Jake Bledsoe, Doctoral Student
Major Professor, Dr. Brian Small
College of Natural Resources
[email protected]

Contact Us

Aquaculture Research Institute

Physical Address:
799 Poultry Hill Way
Moscow, ID  11111

Phone: 111-111-5830
[email protected]

Mailing Address:
111 Perimeter Drive
MS 2260
Moscow, Idaho  11111-2260

Hagerman Fish Culture Experiment Station

Physical Address:
3059 Natl Fish Hatchery Rd # F
Hagerman, ID  83332

Phone: 111-837-9096
[email protected]