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Saving Coral Reefs
In this Penn Science Cafe, Biology Prof. Katie Barott, will discuss the latest in coral research and steps that can be taken to help coral reefs survive warming and acidification. While we hear a lot about the die-offs, quiet work is being done by researchers to make sure they do not go extinct. We meet at the Wilma Theater Cafe. But this is first time at a new venue so look for a meetup sign. Talk starts at 6pm. More Info from Penn>> Katie Barott Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:00pm Event Speaker Katie Barott Assistant Professor of Biology This event is free an open to the public. Coral reefs are spectacularly beautiful and diverse places that are currently threatened by climate change. Katie Barott will explore what researchers have learned about how corals sense and respond to these changes in the world around them as they work to develop corals that are better able to withstand climate change for use in reef restoration. The goal is to harness knowledge about fundamental coral biology to boost the survival of coral reef communities in a future ocean that will be warmer and more acidic. Since 2005, the Penn Science Cafe has shined a spotlight on Penn research in the sciences. Lectures are free and open to the public. Each talk begins at 6 p.m. and is followed by an audience Q&A session. The two lecture series are presented by the School of Arts & Sciences in partnership with the Office of University.

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The greater Philadelphia area has so many wonderful scientific institutions, be it research groups, medicine innovators, or educational museums. This is a new group to gather like-minded people in order to take advantage of those institutions.

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