Cancelled -  Evenings at Whitney December 8

Cancelled - Evenings at Whitney December 8

Published: Monday, December 5, 2022

Unfortunately, our speaker is not able to join us this Thursday, December 8, so we regret that we will have to cancel the lecture “Killer Snails: Agents of Change and Innovation” with Mandë Holford, Ph.D. We apologize for any inconvenience.

We hope to see you the following week on Wednesday, December 14 for the final lecture of the fall series "Are Honey Bees Really Dying?"


The Evenings at Whitney Lecture Series hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience continues Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 7 p.m. with the program titled “Killer Snails: Agents of Change and Innovation”. Dr. Mandë Holford, Associate Professor, Hunter College, The American Museum of Natural History, CUNY Graduate Center, will be the speaker.

This free lecture will be presented in person at the UF Whitney Laboratory Lohman Auditorium, 9505 Ocean Shore Boulevard, in St. Augustine. Those interested also have the option of registering to watch via Zoom live the night of the lecture.

Register to watch online:

Mandë Holford is an Associate Professor in Chemistry at CUNY-Hunter College and Graduate Center, with scientific appointments at the American Museum of Natural History and Weill Cornell Medical College. Her appointments reflect her traditional training in synthetic peptide chemistry and her subsequent interest in evolution of venomous marine organisms and characterization of venom peptides. Dr. Holford’s research is at the forefront of Chemical and Biological Diversity – pioneering an evolutionarily integrated approach to the discovery of novel venom peptides for therapeutic development in pain and cancer.