Marine Biology Programs 

The evening programs of the Marine Biology Section are held from January through April and September through December on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Centre, 949 49th Ave W (49th at Oak), Vancouver. These programs are open to the public and members are encouraged to invite their friends. For more information and suggestions for future programs please contact the Program Co-ordinator Joan Lopez at 604-682-1617.

Thursday, September 14
Ocean Optimism
Dr. Elin Kelsey

Dr. Kelsey is an educator, researcher, thesis supervisor and award-winning author. She conducts researcher into the emotional responses to the culture of "doom & gloom" that permeates environmental issues. Dr. Kelsey has taught at Royal Roads University since 2003. 

Thursday, October 12
Parastic Infection: a missing piece of the ocean acidification puzzle
Dr. Colin MacLeod

Dr. MacLeod is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia, working on the combined effect of ocean acidification and parastic infection on marine invertebrates.