Leveraging the chemical potential of seaweed for human health

Marine brown algae grow abundantly in the tidepools and surrounding kelp forests of San Diego. The brown...

Eradicating Syphilis mediated neonatal deaths in Ghana through active molecular biosurveillance

Syphilis is a devastating sexally transmitted infection (STI) caused by Treponema pallidum subspecies pallidum...

Structural modeling of a key enzyme to combat late blight

Phytophthora infestans is the causal agent of late blight disease, which affects potato and tomato crops...

Upsetting the urchins to keep the kelp

In Monterey, CA, two of the dominant kelp forest-forming species are giant kelp and bull kelp. From 2014...

How does eating plastic impact the natural feeding of seabirds?

Many animals, including humans, accidentally eat plastic, but we don't yet understand the impacts of it...

How many Phidippus spiders are in North America?

Spiders are abundant and very interesting invertebrates, but we lack much to know about their diversity...

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