Anton Post, Ph.D. to give first presentation of the season
The Treasure Coast community will soon have the opportunity to meet Anton Post, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute’s incoming executive director. Post will kick off Harbor Branch’s annual Ocean Science Lecture Series winter season on Jan. 11, 2017 at 4 and 7 p.m. with a talk on climate change. Those who attend will have the chance to meet and speak with Post following his lectures.
Talks will be presented by other FAU Harbor Branch researchers weekly thereafter each Wednesday through April 5, at 4 and 7 p.m., at Harbor Branch’s Johnson Education Center Auditorium, 5600 U.S. 1 North, in Fort Pierce. Admission is free. (The full season schedule is listed below.)
Post will lead a new strategic effort to develop interdisciplinary research by combining expertise across many FAU centers and colleges, including FAU Harbor Branch. He currently serves as the executive director of the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center, Graduate School of Oceanography, and will officially begin as executive director at Harbor Branch on Jan. 3, 2017.
For more information, contact Carin Smith at 772-242-2230 or email@example.com.
2017 Ocean Science Lecture Series Winter Season Schedule:
Jan. 11 Anton Post, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch
Climate Change Adaptation, from Marine Microbes to Coastal Communities
Jan. 18 Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch
Deep Discoveries: Exploring the Mariana Trench
Jan. 25 Matt Ajemian, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch
Sharks with Spectators
Feb. 1 Steve Burton, FAU Harbor Branch
The Importance of Marine Mammal Stranding Response
Feb. 8 Grant Gilmore, Estuarine, Coastal and Ocean Science, Inc.
The Indian River Lagoon: Back to the Future
Feb. 15 Adam Schaefer, FAU Harbor Branch
Wildlife Epidemiology and Public Health: What Marine Species Can Tell Us
about Our Shared Environment
Feb. 22 Greg O’Corry- Crowe, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch
The CetOMICS Initiative: A Multi-Faceted Approach to Studying Cetacean
March 1 Megan Davis, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch
Ocean Entrées: Cooking with a Caribbean Flair
March 8 Peter McCarthy, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch
The Unexplored World of Microbial Diversity in the IRL Watershed
March 15 Jim Sullivan, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch
Harmful Algal Blooms in the Indian River Lagoon
March 22 J.M. Adovasio, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch
Early Human Populations in the New World: A Biased Perspective
March 29 Annie Page-Karjian, DVM, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch
Marine Wildlife Rehabilitation: Principles, Benefits, and Goals
April 5 Dennis Hanisak, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch
The Indian River Lagoon: “You Can Observe a Lot by Just Watching”