48th Annual European Marine Biology Symposium

The 48th Annual European Marine Biology Symposium took place in Galway, Ireland from 19-23rd August and attracted presenters from multiple continents. I presented recent work investigating the effects of multiple stressors on marine communities.

mailie @ embs

Mailie Gall was the recipient of the student Marine Biological Association student prize for her presentation “A tale of two urchins: the population genetics of two closely-related species, Heliocidaris erythrogramma and H. tuberculata, with contrasting PLDs.

 

 

 

 

 

MarBEE setup

fouling

I also had the opportunity to visit the Marine Biodiversity Ecology & Evolution (MarBEE) group headed by Dr Tasman Crowe at University College Dublin to view their experimental setup for manipulating contaminant delivery to fouling communities.

 

 

Congratulations Dr Edge!

Katelyn Edge hands in her thesis at the Graduate Research School complete with lab entourage!Katelyn thesis

Rock platform zonation with KRB

Scientists in schoolsChecking out intertidal zonation with Year 11 and Mrs Shirley Casper from Kincoppal Rose Bay