9/16/2022 Congratulations to Amanda Kirkland for winning best presentation for her session at the High CO2 World in Lima, Peru
9/13-9/16/2022 Amanda Kirkland received a travel subsidy funded by US NOAA, NASA and NSF to support her travel to 5th International Symposium on the Ocean in High CO2 World in Lima, Peru where she will share her research on the sensitivity of reef invertebrate species in the northern Gulf of Mexico to ocean warming and ocean acidification.
8/7 - 8/12/2022 Anastasia Konefal presented her research at her first in-person, international conference as a PhD candidate. The title of her poster was “Changes in Halodule wrightii metabolism, photo-physiology, and gene expression after a major hurricane”.
2021-2022-Congratulations to Anastasia for receiving a Sigma Xi Grants in Aide of Research!
9/1/2021 Erin Cox and Anastasia Konefal and other collaborators are awarded a cooperative agreement (award # NA21NOS4510172) with the NOAA RESTORE Science Program to develop actionable science to build resiliency for seagrass beds. To learn more go here: https://restoreactscienceprogram.noaa.gov/projects/seagrass-restoration-resiliency
8/3/2020 - Amanda Kirkland is one of the recipients of the LA Sea Grant -NOAA Graduate Research Fellowship in Ocean, Coastal and Estuarine Acidification.
9/9/2019 - Esra presented at the University of New Orleans Biology Department Seminar discussing her work at Ege University which included pharmaceuticals, algal eyespots, and marine conservation.