Current Projects

  • Immune systems effects resulting from exposure of marine vertebrates to Florida Red Tide, authorized 11/2006
  • Shotgun sequencing of viruses associated with sea turtle fibropapillomatosis, authorized 1/2007
  • Brevetoxin induced morbidity and mortality in stranded dolphins and sea turtles in Florida, authorized 2/2004
  • Satellite tracking studies of successfully rehabilitated turtles from Mote Marine Laboratory Sea Turtle Hospital upon release to the wild, authorized 6/2006
  • Implementing a husbandry training program with two captive adult loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta), authorized 9/2006
  • Behavioral audiogram of the loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta), authorized 5/2007
  • Auditory evoked potentials of stranded and nonreleasable sea turtles, authorized 6/2008
  • Efficacy of Cholestyramine for treatment of brevetoxicosis in sea turtles, authorized 11/2008
  • Effects of red tide toxin exposure on immune function of the loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta, and a proposed model freshwater species, the pond slider, Trachemys scripta, authorized 2012

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