#ScienceTALKS: What do we know about yellow band disease?

ScienceTALKS: What do we know about yellow band disease? Welcoming guest lecturer, Aldo Croquer, who has a PhD in Biological Sciences from Venezuela.

Event date: Wednesday, 12 October 2016 at 6.00 PM


Wednesday 12 October 2016




University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GB

About the event:

Yellow band disease is one of the most dominant diseases affecting reef building corals throughout the Caribbean.

This talk, will run over what we know about yellow band disease and, more importantly what we need to do now with regard to research direction and protecting this fragile ecosystem.

Guest lecturer, Aldo Croquer, has a PhD in Biological Sciences from Venezuela with 6 years of postdoctoral experience in coral reef ecology. He has dedicated his career to understanding the dynamics of coral reefs, with a particular interest in coral diseases. In the past 16 years he has participated in numerous projects aimed at monitoring coral reef health across the Caribbean and other bioregions.

This event is free to attend.

For more information please contact the events team on 01332 591187 or email events@derby.ac.uk

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