SEMINARS on Coral Reef Science @ UNIBO – 5 May 2014

For the mini-symposium "Coral Reef Science @ UNIBO" organized by Stefano Goffredo, CoralWarm hosted the visiting professors Howard Lasker  and Mary Alice Coffroth from the State University of New York at Buffalo for the seminar "Corals and Coral Reefs in Space and Time" which took place at the Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences (BiGeA) of the University of Bologna.

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The Main Hall “Comparata” of the BiGeA begins to fill up.

Stefano, Mary Alice Coffroth, Laura Airoldi and Francesco Zaccanti

Stefano introduces Mary Alice Coffroth, Professor at the the Department of Geology at the SUNY at Buffalo in the Graduate Program in Evolution, Ecology and Behavior.

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                        When the seminar begins the hall is full of students

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Prof. Coffroth begins her presentation on “Symbiont acquisition in cnidarian-algal symbioses” Time for questions!
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The presentation arises the interest and curiosity of many student

Stefano introduces Howard Lasker, Professor at the Department of Geology in the Graduate Program in Evolution, Ecology and Behavior at the SUNY at Buffalo
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Prof. Lasker’s presentation is on “Connectivity of coral reef populations: you can't always get where you want”. There's no better way to end this exciting day than a wonderful dinner!