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Mike Roman to step down as Horn Point Laboratory director

October 18, 2021
Professor Mike Roman has announced that he will relinquish the position by the end of the academic year and continue his ocean research as a Horn Point faculty member.

Maryland scientists crack blue crab’s genetic code

October 8, 2021
Researchers at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor have published the first full reference genome sequence for the blue crab. This means that for the first time we have a complete picture of all of the DNA that makes up Maryland’s favorite crustacean.

Climate change in focus in online community learning series

September 23, 2021
Leading experts on climate change and its impacts will be featured in the Science for Communities webinar series hosted by UMCES' Chesapeake Biological Laboratory this fall.

Researchers release first-of-its-kind quantitative assessment for sustainable agriculture

September 15, 2021
For the first time, scientists have assembled a quantitative assessment for agriculture sustainability for countries around the world based not only on environmental impacts, but economic and social impacts, as well.

New Partnership Formed to Advance Regenerative and Sustainable Agriculture

September 13, 2021
UMCES, Horn Point Lab and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have created a new partnership to build collaborative projects towards regenerative and sustainable agriculture in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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