In 2013, the Northeastern University Marine Science Center (MSC) is continuing its series of monthly marine science lectures through March. On January 15 at 7:00 p.m., Dr. Jonathan Grabowski, Associate Professor at Northeastern, will present the Eastern Oyster: An Iconic Fishery and Valuable Habitat. The lecture is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m.
Here is a bit about Dr. Grabowski.
- Associate Professor, Northeastern University (2011 – present)
- Research Scientist, Gulf of Maine Research Institute (2004-2011)
- Post-Doctorate, Dr. Phil Yund, Darling Marine Center, University of Maine at Orono (2002-2004)
Other Professional Activities
- Member, The Nature Conservancy’s National Oyster Goals Science Advisory Team (2010-present)
- Member, New England Fisheries Management Council – Ecosystem Management and Habitat Plan & Development Team (2007-present)
- Member, Gulf of Maine Mapping Initiative (GOMMI) Advisory Board (2007-present)
- Member, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) Working Group, “When, and how much, does fear matter”? Quantitatively assessing the impact of predator intimidation of prey on community dynamics” (2005-2007)
- Member, Working Group, “Defining metrics of successful oyster reef restoration” (2004-2005)
- Member, Ecological Society of America, American Fisheries Society, National Shellfish Association, American Academy of Underwater Sciences