Contact: Susan Joslin
MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—The third presentation of the Marine Biological Laboratory’s (MBL) “Science Before Supper” series will be held on February 13, 2014 at the Falmouth Public Library. Linda Amaral-Zettler, Associate Scientist in the MBL’s Josephine Bay Paul Center will present a talk titled “Welcome to the Plastisphere: the New World of Microbes Living on Ocean Plastic.” Amaral Zettler will discuss her work, which is uncovering a diverse multitude of microbes inhabiting plastic marine debris floating on the ocean.
The remaining talk for this season will be held on March 13, 2014. Speaker and topic is to be announced.
For more information about the Science Before Supper series, contact the MBL Communications Office at (508) 289-7423; email@example.com or the Falmouth Library at (508) 457-2555.