Special Lecture Series Starts Feb. 2

Mote's 2015 Special Lecture Series will delve into the deep sea, explore how stingrays might benefit human health, share secrets of restoring coral reefs and more. The Series showcases world-famous speakers discussing marine-related topics on Monday evenings in February and March.

Mote offers a special thanks to our Series sponsors, Robert and Jill Williams.

Lectures and Speakers
(Details at: www.mote.org/lecture)

Feb. 2 — Dr. Craig McClain: "An Empire Lacking Food: The Astonishing Existence of Life on the Deep Seafloor"
Feb. 9 — Dr. Friedhelm Krupp: "Marine Biodiversity of the Socotra Archipelago - the "Galapagos of the Indian Ocean"
Feb. 16 — Dr. Kim Ritchie: "Corals in a Microbial World"
Feb. 23 — Dr. Carl Luer: "Stingrays and Human Health: Potential Applications in Antibiotics"
March 2 — Dr. David Vaughan: "Restoring the Reefs, and in Our Lifetime!"
March 9 — Dr. David Gallo "Deep Sea - Deep Secrets: Exploring and Understanding the Undersea World"

Details for Attendees

Timing: 7:30 p.m. Mondays from Feb. 2 to March 9.
Location: Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, Immersion Cinema, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL, 34236.
Ticket Price: $12 (per ticket per lecture) for Mote members. $15 (per ticket per lecture) for non-members. Students, teachers and volunteers without membership can purchase tickets at the member rate with a discount code by contacting lecture@mote.org or calling (941) 388-4441, ext. 348.
Ticket sales at www.mote.org/lecture. Tickets must be purchased in advance. A limited number of tickets might be available at the door on lecture nights, but we cannot guarantee availability. Tickets are non-refundable unless Mote cancels the lecture.
Questions: Please call 941-388-4441, ext. 691, or email lecture@mote.org.

Ticket sales close at 3 p.m. on the day of the lecture or when tickets sell out. Doors open at 7 p.m. for each lecture, and ticket holders will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis.