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Press Releases

September 14, 2018

Woods Hole Center for Oceans and Human Health Receives Five-year Funding from NSF and NIEHS

Joint award aimed at better understanding the links between human health and the health of the ocean. Source: Media Relations

September 13, 2018

NSF, NIEHS award $30 million for new research on links among oceans, lakes and human health

Awards focus on marine and Great Lakes pathogens, such as toxins in harmful algae blooms. Source: National Science Foundation

Selected Presentations

Meeting of the Proposition 65 Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee (DARTIC)
October 18, 2022
Presentation by Jennifer Panlilio

"North to the Chukchi Sea: Warming Waters + Toxic Algae "Seeds"

Strait Science Series, University of Alaska Fairbanks
October 13, 2021
Presented by Don Anderson

"Origin and Fate of Harmful Algal Blooms in the Warming Chukchi Sea"

NNA Broader Impacts Introduction video
July 22, 2021
Presented by Don Anderson

"Harmful Algal Blooms: The Impact on Our Nation’s Waters"

Dr. Donald Anderson, witness at U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard
Committee on Science, Commerce & Transportation Hearing
August 28, 2018

"Autonomous Biosensor in Harmful Algal Bloom (Red Tide) Research and Monitoring”

2018 Ocean Science Lecture Series, Florida Atlantic University. This presentation provides background on the scientific research related to harmful algal blooms, describes recent outbreaks, and gives an overview of in situ autonomous biosensors.
March 28, 2018
Presented by Donald Anderson

From Oceanus Magazine


October 20, 2020

A Sea of Hazards

How researchers are safeguarding us from the perils of a changing ocean
Source: Oceanus Magazine

August 21, 2018

The Recipe for a Harmful Algal Bloom

Many ingredients mix in the ocean to make toxic shellfish
Source: Oceanus Magazine