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News Archives - 2006

Author and coral researcher Eric Borneman to speak April 7 and 8

April, 2006

Eric Borneman, coral researcher and author of the acclaimed book "Aquarium Corals"  will speak on campus Friday and Saturday, an event co-sponsored by The Twin Cities Marine Aquarium Society and the Augsburg Biology Department.  

Eric received the "Aquarist of the Year" award by the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America in 2002 for contributions to the field of coral husbandry.  He has hosted several advanced aquarium coral husbandry forums on the Internet, and is a science editor of ReefKeeping magazine and Reef Hobbyist Online. Eric has contributed hundreds of articles to both the scientific and the international reefkeeping communities and has lectured worldwide on the subject of coral husbandry. He has been diving and photographing coral reefs of the world since 1978.
Eric is currently a Ph.D. candidate studying coral disease in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston.

Times and locations of Eric Borneman's talks:

Friday, April 7, 3:40, Science Hall 123: "The Role of Stress Related Factors and Apoptosis in Diseased Reef Building Corals"

Saturday, April 8, 9:00, Sateren Auditorium:  "Understanding the Nature of, and Factors Involved in Coral Coloration" 

Both talks are free and open to the public.