More than 50 scientists and researchers from around the state recently gathered at HBOI for the Center of Excellence in Biomedical & Marine Biotechnology Symposium. The event featured a series of talks highlighting work related to drug discovery at Florida Atlantic University and partner organizations, along with a keynote lecture by John "Mick" Cronan, Ph.D. on natural products discovery and development in the small business environment. Posters describing similar research were also presented.
FAU Harbor Branch Professor Wins Award
FAU Harbor Branch Aquaculture and Stock Enhancement researcher Susan Laramore, Ph.D. was recently named 2013 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member by Indian River State College (IRSC). Laramore was selected from more than 800 adjunct professors at IRSC for the award, which is based upon student evaluations and other forms of outstanding service. This isn't the first time a professor from Harbor Branch has won the award. Susan continues a tradition that began in 2005 when Kenneth Riley, Ph.D. was named Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member, and John Scarpa, Ph.D. was honored with the same distinction in 2007.
From left: IRSC President Ed Massey, Ph.D.; Susan Laramore, Ph.D.; Ann McMullian of IRSC; Al Roberts, Ph.D. of IRSC; and Cedrick Gibson of IRSC