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Virtual Happy Hour Seminar Series
via Zoom
February 8, 15 and 22  |  5:30 – 6: 30 p.m.


This virtual happy hour lecture series brings together VIMS faculty and graduate student pairs to provide brief presentations and engage participants in discussion on a selection of hot topics in oyster aquaculture research. Whether you are a seasoned Master Oyster Gardener (MOG), a newbie, or an oyster enthusiast, this series is sure to broaden your oyster horizons. The schedule is below and you can register at one time for any/all sessions! Pre-registration is required.


  • February 8: Emily Rivest and Annie Schatz discuss their work engaging citizens in water quality monitoring and how their research helps oyster stakeholders.

  • February 15: Marjy Friedrichs and Fei Da introduce you to forecasting water quality in the Bay and how these tools are being applied to determine the vulnerability of oyster aquaculture and restoration to environmental stressors.

  • February 22: Ryan Carnegie and Elizabeth Weatherup discuss new investigations into Dermo disease - could genetic variability of Dermo disease be an important consideration for regional biosecurity of shellfish seed.

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