Follow David Gruber’s expedition in the Solomon Islands to study bioluminescent and biofluorescent marine life in the “Scientists at Work” feature in the NY Times. http://scientistatwork.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/22/night-diving-in-search-of-an-eerie-glow/
Dr. David Gruber’s research on bioluminescence is featured in the “Creatures of Light” exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History.
See the Museum’s video describing the making of “Creatures of Light” with comments from Dr. Gruber. http://ez-www.amnh.org/creatures-of-light/videos/making-of-creatures-of-light Also, see National Geographic‘s write-up on the exhibit and interview with Dr. Gruber. http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2012/04/03/love-and-war-the-essence-of-luminosity/
Ph.D. Candidate Allison Mass Fitzgerald received an “Honorable Mention” for Outstanding Student Oral Presentation at the National Shellfisheries Association’s Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.
Her presentation was titled, “Laboratory exposure of juvenile Crassostrea virginica to cadmium and mercury: Are changes in physiology due to cellular partitioning of metal storage?” See Dr. Chester Zarnoch’s webpage for more information on Allison’s research. http://baruchenvironmentalresearchgroup.org/faculty/chesterzarnoch/
“Evolution Right Under Our Noses” http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/26/science/26evolve.html?_r=2&pagewanted=1&ref=science Also, see Dr. Munshi-South’s presentation “Evolution in a Big City” on the TED Ed YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckGB5lHyzME&feature=youtu.be
Dr. Chester Zarnoch’s research on the ecosystem effects of oyster restoration in New York City was featured in the new documentary film, “Shellshocked”.
See http://www.shellshockedmovie.com/ for more information on the film.
See paper in Trends in Ecology and Evolution or Dr. Gruber’s webpage for a PDF of the article.
See paper in Molecular Ecology or Dr. Munshi-South webpage.
Stephen’s research focuses on the adaptive population genomics of urban white-footed mice. Congrats Stephen. www.stepheneharris.com
Drs. Edyta Greer and David Gruber cohosted the “Marie Curie Nobel Centennial Symposium” at Baruch College.
The event featured a lecture by Prof. Roald Hoffman, a Nobel Laureate in Chemistry. faculty.baruch.cuny.edu/dgruber/Symposium.html