Introducing Marine Biology Alive, a new Winter 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.

Speaker List

January 5
Ray Hilborn, Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
How to eat marine food sustainably
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January 12
Camrin Braun, Assistant Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
The secret life of sharks
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January 19
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
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January 26
David Gire, Assistant Professor, UW Department of Psychology
How octopuses think
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February 2
Mackenzie Gavery, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Washington/Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Nature versus nurture: characterizing genetic and epigenetic variation in hatchery-reared salmon
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February 9
Deborah Kelley, Professor, UW School of Oceanography
Exploring extreme environments in the ocean
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February 16
Joe Gaydos, Science Director, SeaDoc Society
Is being a wildlife veterinarian just a crazy fun job or can you really help wildlife and ecosystems?
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February 23
Melissa Poe, Social Scientist, University of Washington Sea Grant
Ocean Cultures: engaging communities and bringing social science to marine management in the PNW

March 2
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)

March 9
Jacqueline Padilla-Gamiño, Assistant Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Protecting coral reefs: the threat of microplastics

 

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