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Next Generation: Shadaesha Green

November 22, 2016
"Right now the red crab is a federally managed species, but there’s not a lot of information known about their biology so we don’t know a lot about their reproduction and molting patterns."

UMCES microbiologist tracks disease in blue crabs

October 31, 2016
Molecular biologist Eric Schott is examining whether fishing activity increases the transmission of the virus in the wild, in hopes that there is a way to tweak fishing practices to reduce mortality and improve the harvest.

Next Generation: Leah Maurer

October 25, 2016
"The blue crab industry currently just focuses on soft shell crabs, so ideally my research would help optimize blue crab production in tanks."

IMET wins $500K in global innovative carbon use competition

April 16, 2016
The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology won the first round of the Change and Emissions Management Corporation's $35 million international Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses for its work in using algae to capture carbon dioxide.

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