NEWS ARCHIVE


Marine Organisms Hold Promise to Treat Breast Cancer

By | May 16, 2019

FAU Harbor Branch researchers have received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health to investigate the use of marine natural compounds as potential treatments of triple negative breast cancers.

Safiya George, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Nursing

By | April 24, 2019

FAU has named Safiya George, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. George is a leading scholar in the fields of HIV research, spirituality, religion and health.

Microbiologist Gets Creative Using Instagram

By | February 27, 2019

Hunter Hines is using Instagram at a global scale to engage audiences in scientific exchange. He has come up with the right formula for success and is encouraging other scientists to follow suit.

Radio-tracking Dolphins Reveals Details About Their Behavior

By | February 21, 2019

The most extensive radio-tracking effort of Indian River Lagoon bottlenose dolphins, reveals new information about how they use their habitats, spend their time, and interact with their own species.

Goliath Groupers May Be Key to Undersea National Security

By | February 20, 2019

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded FAU's Harbor Branch up to $5 million to detect undersea threats. The stealthy and exceptionally large Goliath grouper is the focus of this project.

Florida's First NSF-funded AI and Deep Learning Laboratory

By | January 10, 2019

Led by researchers in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, FAU will establish Florida's first NSF-funded Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Training and Research Laboratory.

'Eavesdropping' on Groupers' Mating Calls Key to Survival

By | December 12, 2018

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and FAU's Harbor Branch have developed a novel technique to identify groupers by their sounds or grouper calls using deep neural networks.

Do Mussels Reveal the Fate of the Oceans?

By | October 23, 2018

A first-of-its-kind study has identified the connection between microplastics, marine aggregates and marine animals, which has important implications for the fate of plastic particles in marine environments.

How Dolphins and Whales Fight Disease Threats

By | October 10, 2018

A groundbreaking study from FAU's Harbor Branch reveals how dolphins, whales and other cetaceans compete for survival in an evolutionary "arms race" with changing pathogenic threats like Red Tide.

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., to Lead FAU's Harbor Branch

By | August 10, 2018

James M. Sullivan, Ph.D., an internationally renowned researcher and a leading oceanographer, has been named executive director of FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.