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GCRL Science Café: Robin Overstreet, Honoring His Life and Career

Please join us for a hybrid GCRL virtual and in-person Science Café honoring the life and career of Robin Overstreet, one of the top scientists ever to hail from Mississippi. Robin spent his entire scientific career spanning more than 50 years at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory and was widely acknowledged as the premier marine parasitologist in the nation, if not the world. He was broadly knowledgeable and accomplished in a variety of fields of marine science including environmental toxicology, ecology, aquaculture, and fisheries management. The presentation is a panel discussion with interaction with the audience. Major accomplishments of Robin’s career and aspects of his colorful life will be discussed. 

Special thank you to the sponsor of the Science Café, MS-AL Sea Grant and to USM’s Marine Education Center for technical support.

Discussion Leader: Dr. William Hawkins, GCRL Director (Retired)

Panelists:

Dr. Michael Andres, Assistant Research Professor - Department of Coastal Sciences

Dr. Reg Blaylock, Interim Director - Thad Cochran Marine Aquaculture Center

Dr. Jeff Lotz, Director - Thad Cochran Marine Aquaculture Center and Professor (Retired)

John T. Ogle, GCRL Senior Technician (Retired)

Jean Jovonovich Alvillar, GCRL Senior Technician (Retired)

Dial-In Information

Passcode: 01216885

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Marine Education Center, Conference Center
101 Sweetbay Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564