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UTRGV Coastal Studies Lab: Winter Seminar Series

UTRGV Coastal Studies Lab

Winter Seminar Series

UTRGV is hosting a Winter Seminar Series every Saturday until February 27th. Admission is free with an impressive schedule full of exciting presentations on a variety of current research topics by UTRGV College of Sciences faculty and graduate students. The seminars will take place at the Coastal Studies Lab. See below information for the address. The seminars are open to the public with limited space. Registration by email is required to attend. Email: to register. Please include your first and last name, phone number, and the date of the seminar you would like to attend. Put Seminar in the subject line.

Admission is FREE and refreshments will be served!

 Sat, Jan 23: 10 am to 11:30 am
“Cryptic tails: the hunt for the endangered black-spotted newt.”
Evan Bare, UTRGV graduate research assistant
“Trash talk: NOAA Clean Valley – Clean Gulf marine debris education program.”
Stephanie DuBois, UTRGV graduate research assistant
Sat, Feb 6: 10 am to 11:00 am
“Vibrio cholerae: human pathogen AND bacterial predator?”
Daniele Provenzano, Ph.D., Microbiologist
Sat, Feb 13: 9 am to 10 am
“The good and the bad side of algae.”
Hudson DeYoe, Ph.D., CSL Director/Marine ecologist
Sat, Feb 20: 10 am to 11:30 am
“Exploring the twilight zone: A look into mesophotic coral reefs and their fish communities.”
Linda Jordan, UTRGV graduate research assistant
“Coastal squeeze: plants and animals surviving between development and encroaching seas.”
Shelby Bessette, UTRGV graduate research assistant
Sat, Feb 27: 9 am to 10:30 am
“A novel method for detecting red tide blooms with satellite Landsat 8 images.”
Aslan, UTRGV research associate
“Seeing the unseen: Using sonar to study seagrasses of the Laguna Madre.”
Austin Greene, UTRGV graduate research assistant
UTRGV Coastal Studies Lab
located in Isla Blanca Park
100 Marine Lab Dr South Padre Island 78597
(956) 761-2644