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.
January 5 Ray Hilborn, Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences How to eat marine food sustainably Watch now
January 12 Camrin Braun, Assistant Professor, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences The secret life of sharks Watch now
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 Watch now
January 26 David Gire, Assistant Professor, UW Department of Psychology How octopuses think Watch now
Mackenzie Gavery, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Washington/Northwest Fisheries Science Center Nature versus nurture: characterizing genetic and epigenetic variation in hatchery-reared salmon Watch now
February 9 Deborah Kelley, Professor, UW School of Oceanography Exploring extreme environments in the ocean Watch now
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? Watch now
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