Karia Kaukinen

Molecular Biology Technician
Pacific Biological Station
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Nanaimo, BC
Canada V9T 6N7

Phone: 250-729-8358

Email: Karia.Kaukinen@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Research area(s):

  • Aquatic animal health
  • Genetic research

Area of Expertise:

Karia Kaukinen works as a Molecular Biology Technician at the DFO’s Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo. Karia worked on the characterization of MHC in Atlantic cod and the development of MHC in sockeye for real-time stock ID. She has worked within microarray program since its inception in 2004. Her focus within the FishManOmics project is profiling genes expressed in the brain and gill during salmon migration.

Select Presentation(s) / Publication(s):

Nekouei, Omid & Vanderstichel, Raphael & Ming, Tobi & Kaukinen, Karia & Thakur, Krishna & Tabata, Amy & Laurin, Emilie & Tucker, Strahan & Beacham, Terry & Miller, Kristi. (2018). Detection and Assessment of the Distribution of Infectious Agents in Juvenile Fraser River Sockeye Salmon, Canada, in 2012 and 2013. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9. 10.3389/fmicb.2018.03221.

Tucker, Strahan & Li, Shaorong & Kaukinen, Karia & Patterson, David & Miller, Kristi. (2018). Distinct seasonal infectious agent profiles in life-history variants of juvenile Fraser River Chinook salmon: An application of high-throughput genomic screening. PLOS ONE. 13. e0195472. 10.1371/journal.pone.0195472.

Laurin, Emilie & Jaramillo, Diana & Vanderstichel, Raphael & Ferguson, Hugh & Kaukinen, Karia & Schulze, Angela & R. Keith, Ian & Gardner, Ian & Miller, Kristi. (2018). Histopathological and novel high-throughput molecular monitoring data from farmed salmon (Salmo salar and Oncorhynchus spp.) in British Columbia, Canada, from 2011–2013. Aquaculture. 499. 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2018.08.072.

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