2020 John & Barbara Ferrara Ocean Science Lecture Series - CANCELLED

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Johnson Education Center

Category: Lectures


The Ocean Science Lecture Series provides a forum for the community at large to learn about Harbor Branch’s most recent discoveries directly from the scientists and engineers who make them. The invited speakers from other institutions are colleagues who work on topics relevant to our Harbor Branch research themes. Lectures are held in the auditorium of the Johnson Education Center on the Harbor Branch campus, 5600 U.S. 1 North, Fort Pierce, 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. There is no charge to attend. For more information, or to watch the weekly Ocean Science Lectures online, visit fau.edu/hboi/community/osls.php

020 John & Barbara Ferrara Ocean Science Lecture Series Season Schedule:
Jan. 8 “NEEMO 23: Simulating Space Exploration in a Real-life Undersea Environment”
Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

Jan. 15 South Florida PBS Changing Seas: “Toxic Waters”
Film Screening and Expert Q&A

Jan. 22 Florida Center for Coastal and Human Health: “Integrated Approaches to Addressing Harmful Algal Blooms”
Jim Sullivan, Ph.D., & Amy Wright, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

Jan. 29 “Chasing Nutrients and Coral Reef Decline at Looe Key, Florida Keys: A Four Decade Quest”
Brian Lapointe, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

Feb. 5 “Discovering New Chemicals from the Sea: Can We Address the Antibiotic-Resistance Crisis?”
Peter McCarthy, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

Feb. 12 Mid-Series Break – No Lecture

Feb. 19 “Will Razing Rays Save Our Bays?”
Matt Ajemian, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

Feb. 26 “Fishing for Science”
Aaron Adams Ph.D., & Paul Wills, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

March 4 “For the Love of Conch”
Megan Davis, Ph.D., & Laura Issac-Norton, FAU Harbor Branch

March 11 “We Are the Problem and the Solution”
Emilie Johnsen, 4Ocean & Tracy Mincer, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch & Wilkes Honors College

March 18 “Is the South-Central Indian River Lagoon the IRL’s Ark?”
M. Dennis Hanisak, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

Phone: 772-242-2293

More Info: fau.edu/hboi/community/osls.php

Location Details
Johnson Education Center
5600 U.S. 1 North
Fort Pierce, FL 34946

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