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GULF RESEARCH PROGRAM AWARDS FAU HARBOR BRANCH RESEARCHER GRANT TO IMPROVE THE UNDERSTANDING AND PREDICTION OF THE GULF OF MEXICO LOOP CURRENT SYSTEM

The Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine awarded a $346,179 grant to Laurent Chérubin, Ph.D., an associate research professor at FAU Harbor Branch.

Adam Schaefer, MPH, co-author and an epidemiologist at FAU’s Harbor Branch (center) and faculty and collaborators from FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, collected urine, nasal swabs and blood from residents of St. Lucie, Indian River, Palm Beach and Martin counties as a part of a cross-sectional exposure study to assess human exposure to microcystins during the 2018 algal blooms.

NEW TEST DETECTS HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS TOXIN EXPOSURE IN HUMAN URINE

Blooms of toxin-producing algae exploded in both fresh and salt water ecosystems in southern Florida during the summer months of 2018, impacting wildlife and humans living in these marine environments.


MTS TechSurge Conference

MARINE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY TECHSURGE CONFERENCE

FAU Harbor Branch is partnering with the Marine Technology Society and the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program to host a 2-day TechSurge that will focus on incremental and transformational technology and system design challenges and opportunities to help guide the development of comprehensive, coordinated and integrated coastal monitoring systems for Florida’s estuaries and nearshore coastal waters.



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