Brian LaPointe, Ph.D.

Research Professor at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute · Florida Atlantic University

Brian Lapointe’s research interests include algal physiology and biochemistry, marine bioinvasions and marine conservation.

Marine Bioinvasions Coral Reef Ecology Algal Physiology Biochemistry Seagrass Ecology

Kim Prather

Professor · UC San Diego

Kimberly Prather’s research focuses on understanding the impact of atmospheric aerosols and their impacts on clouds and climate.

Marine Life Energy and the Environment California Environment Earth and Planetary Chemistry Global Change

Marcy Balunas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry focused on pharmaceutical advances and drug discovery from nature.

Microbial Communities Selective Anti-parasitic Agents Targeted Anti-cancer Agents Drug Discovery Psychrophilic Glacial and Periglacial Bacteria

Lisa Rodrigues, PhD

Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment; Director of the MS in Environmental Science Graduate Program | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Lisa Rodrigues, PhD, researches the environmental change impacting tropical ocean ecosystems and conservation and management strategies.

Marine Invertebrates Coral Reefs Ecosystems Ocean Environments

Dr Dannielle Green

Senior Lecturer in Ecology · Anglia Ruskin University

She researches the impact of human activities on land, rivers, seas and oceans.

Discarded Cigarette Waste Plastic Pollution Oceans Ecology Marine Biology