Study Abroad – Borneo – Katie Serba

Honors student Katie Serba was able to participate in a travel study course through UT’s Biology department to Borneo during the summer of 2019. Here’s a description of the experience: “In Borneo, we learned about different conservation efforts (replanting trees, creating ropes for orangutans to use to cross rivers, nest boxes for birds, reducing palmContinue reading “Study Abroad – Borneo – Katie Serba”

International Whale Shark Conference in Australia – Katie Serba

Honors student Katie Serba presented her research at the International Whale Shark Conference in Australia during the summer of 2019. Here is a brief description of her experience: “I was actually the only undergraduate at the conference, so I was able to make many new connections with other researchers and professors, as well as shareContinue reading “International Whale Shark Conference in Australia – Katie Serba”

International Travel – Sara Casareto

I had the incredible opportunity this past May to share my current undergraduate research at the 39th Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean (AMLC) Scientific Conference in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. My research consisted of the growth and mortality rate of a photosynthetic sea slug, Elysia subornata, which is found native in the Caribbean,Continue reading “International Travel – Sara Casareto”