A Tropical Oasis for Global Change Research

Just back from her latest research excursion, PhD student Maggie Johnson talks about her experience at Palmyra Atoll, an amazing research opportunity for any marine biologist. Read more to find out why!

Looking Back at ICRS 2012

The International Coral Reef Symposium may be over, but the memories and knowledge taken from the experience will continue to remain with the Smith Lab members. A few members share some of their most rewarding experiences they had down in Carins, Australia.

12th International Coral Reef Symposium 2012 – Cairns Australia

Good day mate! The Smith Lab s traveling to the great “Downunder” to participate in the International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS). They will be joining approximately 2,500 scientists, conservationists, and educators to discuss the latest news and technology about coral reefs.

Working with Birch Aquarium to Educate on Algae!

PhD students Emily Kelly & Maggie Johnson spent the afternoon with various aquarists and teachers at the Birch Aquarium for a workshop about local and tropical algal species that can be found at Birch Aquarium.

Why We Love Marine Biology

Maggie Johnson, the newest PhD student in the Smith Lab, talks about her experience interacting with the students at Mission Bay High School’s Career Fair.

Notes From the Field: Palmyra Atoll

Maggie Johnson, the newest Ph.D. student in the Smith Lab, talks about her experience looking at the various effects of elevated CO2 on the coral reefs of the Palmyra Atoll.