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      The John & Barbara Ferrera Ocean Science Lecture Series in Fort Pierce

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      January 29, 2020

      Wednesday   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (weekly on Wednesdays for 11 times)

      5600 U.S. 1 North
      Fort Pierce, Florida 34946

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      The John & Barbara Ferrera Ocean Science Lecture Series

      The Ocean Science Lecture Series provides a forum for the community at large to learn about Harbor Branch's most recent discoveries directly from the scientists and engineers who make them. The invited speakers from other institutions are colleagues who work on topics relevant to our Harbor Branch research themes. Lectures are held in the auditorium of the Johnson Education Center on the Harbor Branch campus, 5600 U.S. 1 North, Fort Pierce, 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

      ***Lectures are free and open to the public; to register for a 2020 season pass to facilitate admission, please visit***

      2020 John & Barbara Ferrara Ocean Science Lecture Series Ocean Science Lecture Series Season Schedule:

      Jan. 8
      “The Health of Our Oceans: Why You Should Care”
      Jim Sullivan, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

      Jan. 15
      South Florida PBS Changing Seas: “Toxic Waters”
      Film Screening and Expert Q&A

      Jan. 22
      Florida Center for Coastal and Human Health: “Integrated Approaches to Addressing Harmful Algal Blooms”
      Jim Sullivan, Ph.D. & Amy Wright, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

      Jan. 29
      “Chasing Nutrients and Coral Reef Decline at Looe Key, Florida Keys: A Four Decade Quest”
      Brian Lapointe, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

      Feb. 5
      “Discovering New Chemicals from the Sea: Can We Address the Antibiotic-Resistance Crisis?”
      Peter McCarthy, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

      Feb. 12 Mid-Series Break – No Lecture

      Feb. 19
      “Will Razing Rays Save Our Bays?”
      Matt Ajemian, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

      Feb. 26
      “Fishing for Science”
      Aaron Adams Ph.D. & Paul Wills, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

      March 4
      “For the Love of Conch”
      Megan Davis, Ph.D. & Laura Issac-Norton, FAU Harbor Branch

      March 11
      “We Are the Problem and the Solution”
      Emilie Johnsen, 4Ocean & Tracy Mincer, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch & Wilkes Honors College

      March 18
      “NEEMO 23: Simulating Space Exploration in a Real-life Undersea Environment”
      Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., FAU Harbor Branch

      For more information, contact the FAU Harbor Branch Ocean Discovery Visitors Center at 772-242-2293.

      Sponsored by WQCS.

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Education | University & Alumni | Science

      This event repeats weekly on Wednesdays for 11 times: Feb 26, Mar 4, Mar 11

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.