Introducing Marine Biology Alive, a new Spring seminar course focusing on issues and individuals across the marine biology discipline.

Explore the world’s oceans through the lens of a diverse cast of marine science professionals. Journey with them as they share behind-the-scenes stories from their careers and insights on how to solve today’s most challenging conservation and environmental issues. This weekly speaker series is facilitated by Dr. José Guzmán, and is open to all students.

Spring 2020
FISH 497 C (1cr lecture)
Mondays, 3:30 – 4:20 pm
Johnson Hall, 102
Pre-reqs None

Speaker List

March 30
Ray Hilborn, Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
How to eat marine food sustainably

April 6
Deborah Kelley, Professor, UW School of Oceanography
Exploring the most extreme environments in the ocean

April 13
Camrin Braun, Assistant Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
The secret life of sharks

April 20
Jennifer Ruesink, Professor, UW Department of Biology
Travelogue: Living in the Open Ocean

April 27
Jacqueline Padilla-Gamiño, Assistant Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Protecting coral reefs: the threat of microplastics

May 4
Chelsea Wood, Assistant Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
How to enjoy sushi without getting infested by parasites (and other adventures in disease ecology)

May 11
David Gire, Assistant Professor, UW Department of Psychology
The amazing brain of octopuses

May 18
Kristin Laidre, Assistant Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences & Principal Researcher, Polar Science Center, UW Applied Physics Laboratory
In search of the mysterious narwhal

May 25 – Memorial Day

June 1
Trevor Branch, Associate Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences & Faculty Member, UW QERM Graduate Program
A whale tale: The near extinction and partial recovery of Antarctic blue whales

 

 

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