A peek into the lives of microplankton
Speaker: Rudi Strickler, Shaw Distinguished Professor, UWM Department of Biological Sciences
The Great Lakes are full of microscopic organisms that form a critical strand in the food web, but their small size makes them challenging to study and understand. In this seminar, Rudi Strickler will talk about how his lab is using a combination of high-tech and low-tech equipment to peer in on the small-scale lives of some of the Great Lakes ’ tiniest inhabitants. Videos and photographs will provide an up-close and personal look at these microplankton and the microfluidics devices Strickler uses to study them.
The UWM School of Freshwater Sciences announces another semester of All Things Water seminars, featuring presentations on freshwater topics by faculty, scientists, and industry and community professionals, followed by discussion. The seminars are geared toward general audiences, and are free and open to the public. Bring your own lunch.
Lectures are 12-1pm in the UWM Union (check schedule at freshwater.uwm.edu/events for specific room), at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.