Upcoming Events

Biology Seminar

09/12/2016 03:00 PM

DR. KEVIN BOSWELL, DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, FIU Title TBD

Biology Seminar

09/19/2016 03:00 PM

DR. CHARLES LUETJE, DEPARTMENT OF MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR PHARMACOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI Insect olfactory receptors as “drug” targets?

Biology Seminar

09/26/2016 03:00 PM

DR. NIKKI TRAYLOR-KNOWLES, ROSENSTIEL SCHOOL OF MARINE & ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI Eco-immunity in corals facing climate change challenges

Latest News

Lobsters never lose fertility and 5 more facts about the coveted crustacean

08/03/2016

Florida’s lobster season kicks off Aug. 6 and, once again, commercial fisheries are trying to get their hands on these savory critters. FIU marine scientist Heather Bracken-Grissom offers insight on one of the state’s most iconic and economically lucrative marine animals.

5 things to know about toxic algae

07/07/2016

A massive bloom of blue-green algae has hit four counties in Florida covering beaches along the Atlantic coast with foul-smelling, thick muck. FIU marine scientist Jose M. Eirin-Lopez, biologist Miroslav Gantar and chemist Kathleen Rein offer insight.

Marine scientists go deep in Gulf research

06/28/2016

It has been six years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill dumped 3 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Plants and wildlife were harmed, ecosystems were destroyed and the revenue brought in by fisheries and tourism was cut. As part of the DEEPEND Consortium, FIU marine scientists Heather Bracken-Grissom and Kevin Boswell are working alongside more than 60 researchers from 16 institutions to understand the Gulf of Mexico and the impacts of the oil spill on the Gulf.

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