Scientists Researching Ways to Create Biosynthetic Version of Cancer-Fighting Sponge Compound 

The National Cancer Institute recently awarded a grant to FAU Harbor Branch scientists for work involving the creation of a biosynthetic version of lasonolide A, a potent cancer-fighting compound derived from a marine sponge.

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Scientists Assess Health and Abundance of Sharks and Rays in the Indian River Lagoon 

FAU Harbor Branch scientists, along with collaborators, recently captured, sampled, and tagged nearly 100 sharks and rays in the IRL in an effort to better understand how anthropogenic factors like algal blooms and rain events affect these predators. 

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NSF Funds FAU Harbor Branch Project to Pursue Work on Underwater Holographic Microscope

FAU Harbor Branch scientists are creating technology that will allow them to view – in 3-D – the millions of microscopic creatures and particles that populate bodies of water, including the Indian River Lagoon, thanks to funding provided by the National Science Foundation.  

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Partnership Allows Florida Drivers to Purchase Harbor Branch's Specialty Plates Online Through Local Office

FAU Harbor Branch is teaming up with the Indian River County Tax Collector's Office to offer online sales of our four specialty license plates, which are granted through the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation.  

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Monitor Effects of Discharges from Lake Okeechobee with LOBOViz

Real-time data from water quality monitoring sensors in the St. Lucie Estuary is available online through FAU Harbor Branch's Land Ocean Biogeochemical Observatory network and the Indian River Lagoon Observatory. Click on the green box below to access LOBOViz. 

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