Marine Science in the Morning: Marine Invertebrates
- Date: 01/15/2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
- Location: St. Lucie County Aquarium
420 Seaway Drive
Fort Pierce , Florida 34949
Marine Invertebrates: A Resource for Drug Discovery
Presented by Dr. Peter McCarthy, Research Professor, FAU Harbor Branch
The Marine Biomedical and Biotechnology group at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is a leader in the discovery of new therapeutic compounds from marine organisms such as sponges, soft corals and their associated microbes. The talk will describe the process of marine drug discovery and will discuss some of our findings and their potential benefit to medical science.
These events are FREE with purchase of regular aquarium admission.