Evenings at Whitney Dec. 12
Published: Monday, November 25, 2019
The next Evenings at Whitney Lecture Series hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience will be December 12, 2019, at 7 p.m. with the program titled “From Penguins to Plankton – The Dramatic Impacts of Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula”. James McClintock, Ph.D., Endowed University Professor of Polar and Marine Biology at the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB), will be the speaker. This free lecture will be presented at the UF Whitney Laboratory Lohman Auditorium, 9505 Ocean Shore Boulevard, in St. Augustine.
James B. McClintock came to UAB in 1987 and has served as Dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and as Interim Dean of the Graduate School. His research focuses on aspects of marine invertebrate nutrition, reproduction, and primarily, Antarctic marine chemical ecology. His research has grown to include studies of the impacts of rapid climate change and ocean acidification on Antarctic marine algae and invertebrates. McClintock recently returned from his 15th research expedition to Antarctica where he and his research collaborators have become among the world’s authorities on Antarctic marine chemical ecology and drug discovery. This past year, he was elected as a Fellow in the prestigious Explorer’s Club.