Details: Written by MOLLY JUBITZ, LIBRARY MANAGER
LIBRARY EVENTS THIS WEEK!
MARK THE DATES!
February 24, 2016
…a note from Molly Jubitz
This week’s message is going out a little later than usual, but I hope it’s not too late. We have two excellent programs this week: ones that have been anticipated by us for months, sponsored by the University of Florida’s marine labs.
WHITNEY LAB SPEAKERS
What Topics: body parts, turtles, and mangroves!
First, on Thursday, February 25 at 5 pm, we will have several speakers from the Whitney Lab, the East Coast sister lab of our own Seahorse Key Marine Lab. The Whitney’s mission is to use marine organisms in basic biological research to apply, where possible, the novel results of this research to problems of human health, natural resources and the environment. The University of Florida is unique in being the only university to have bicoastal marine labs.
Guest speakers from Whitney are:
Dr. Elaine Seaver – “How to Replace Lost Body Parts: Insights from Worms”
Catherine Eastman – “Healing Florida’s Sick Sea Turtles”
Dr. Todd Osborne – “Mangroves across Florida’s Ecosystems”
SEAHORSE KEY MARINE LAB….PLUS! SPEAKERS
On Saturday, February 27 at 10:30 am we will have a panel discussion titled, “Nest abandonment on Seahorse Key: what do we know?”
Presenters will be:
Peter Frederick, Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, University of Florida
Vic Doig, US FWS Cedar Keys & Lower Suwannee NWR
Coleman Sheehy III, Department of Biology, Seahorse Key Marine Lab, University of Florida
We hope you’ll be able to attend both
of these important and interesting programs.