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Tag Archives: Scientists

‘Changing Seas’ Featured at NSU Summer Dive- In Series, July 31

NSU’s Oceanographic Center and WPBT2 invite you to free screenings of ‘Changing Seas’ as part of NSU’s Summer Dive-In film series on Wednesdays 6:00- 7:00 p.m., with a reception from 7-7:30 p.m.   The audience will discover exciting new ocean research, followed by the opportunity to ask questions during a…


Author Appearance & Book Signing: Carl Hart, author of HIGH PRICE, June 27

On Thursday, June 27, Books & Books at the Museum of Art will host Carl Hart, Ph.D., for a book signing of his powerful new memoir, High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society. The event begins at 8:00 pm. Hart is…


University School Sophomore Wins State and Advances to International Science Competition

Recognized for her examination of the global carbon crisis, University School sophomore Rachel Sereix, followed a first place win at the Broward County Science Fair with a first place win at the Florida State Science and Engineering Fair and an invitation to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. As…


Farquhar Students Present Research at Genetics Conference in California

Quincy Conway and Norma Salazar, undergraduate biologymajors at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, presented a collaborative research poster at the Oomycete Molecular Genetics Network (OMGN) Annual Meeting in Pacific Grove, California, Mar. 10–12. Titled “Transcriptome Analysis of the Entomopathogenic Oomycete Lagenidium giganteum Reveals Plant Pathogen-Like Effectors,” the poster…


Guy Harvey and NSU’s GHRI Tag & Track Migratory Movements of Mako Sharks


Next Climate-Sustainability Series Talk to Focus on Sustainability in South Florida, April 18

What can civilians and scientists do to create a more sustainable Earth? The next Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series will explore this topic from a variety of facets. Hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, the event is part of the college’s weeklong Earth Day celebration. “Sustainability: Sciences, Policies, Politics,…


Faculty Lecture to Discuss Civilian Life in 20th Century Berlin, April 18

The final Faculty Lecture Series of the winter semester will take a look at Berlin in the 20th Century, a tumultuous time. The talk is hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Life and Death in 20th Century Berlin” Faculty Lecture Series | Stephen Levitt, LL.M., associate professor…


Young Scientists at University School of NSU Awarded for Projects in Multiple Disciplines

University School of NSU students in grades 6-8 recently tackled group behavior, boat hull design, eco-friendly lighting and algae mitigation to name just a few of this year’s science fair topics. Middle School science fair projects are developed primarily in the classroom to afford students the opportunity to conduct thorough…


Global International Genomics Alliance Workshop held at NSU Center of Excellence

NSU’s Oceanographic Center (NSU OC) associate professor Jose V Lopez, Ph.D., has organized the first gathering of marine invertebrate scientists to discuss the plausibility and long term strategies for sequencing the whole “genomes” (heredity material) of thousands of marine invertebrate (“spineless”) organisms.  The workshop group has been dubbed GIGA for…


Taking a Bite at the Shark Bite – Pharmacy Researchers Conduct Unique Study

Researchers from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) are conducting a unique scientific study of bacteria found in the mouths of sharks. The study will develop a better medical treatment method for shark bite victims. Scientists from NSU’s College of Pharmacy working in collaboration with St. Mary’s Medical Center will be gathering data from…


Free Webcast Available for Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine Conference, Jan. 26

NSU will be hosting a conference on Saturday, Jan. 26 about the upcoming opening of the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Knight Auditorium of the Carl DeSantis Building on NSU’s main campus….


Hammerhead Shark Double Whammy – Confusion on Identity of Shark Species

Identity confusion between a new, yet unnamed shark species, originally discovered off the eastern United States by Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) researchers, and its look-alike cousin—the endangered scalloped hammerhead shark—may threaten the survival of both species. According to an April 2012 article in the scientific journal Marine Biology,…


NSU’s HPD to Host 3rd Annual Research Day, Feb. 10

Nova Southeastern University is seeking people to participate in research to find cures for cancer and HIV and  stop the spread of infectious diseases. The university is searching among its more than 2,500 health professions students and faculty to find the next big research star. NSU’s Health Professions Division, which…