7th ISDSC Travel Awardees

We are delighted to announce that the Deep-Sea Biology Society in conjunction with the local organising committee have awarded 20 travel awards (£750) to support attendace to the 7th International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals, to be held in Cartagena, Colombia, July 29 – August 2, 2019. Congratulations go to:

  1. Phil Alderslade (CSIRO, Australia)
  2. Salome Ursula Buglass (Charles Darwin Foundation)
  3. Janina Vanessa Büscher (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Germany)
  4. Danielle De Leo (Florida International University, USA)
  5. Giovanni Chimienti (University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy)
  6. Krista Greeley (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada)
  7. Ulrike Hanz (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Netherlands)
  8. Nicholas Hitt (Victoria University Of Wellington, New Zealand)
  9. Nissa Kreidler (NOAA & Humboldt State University, USA)
  10. Daniel Lauretta (Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia, Argentina)
  11. Antonella Lavorato (Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico)
  12. Luke McCartin (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA)
  13. Beatriz Mejia-Mercado (Florida State University, USA)
  14. Bárbara de Moura Neves (Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada)
  15. Guillem Corbera Pascual (University of Southamtpon, UK)
  16. Tabitha Pearman (National Oceanography Centre Southampton, UK)
  17. David Price (University of Southampton, UK)
  18. Íris Sampaio (University of the Azores, Portugal)
  19. Candice Untiedt (CSIRO & University of Tasmania, Australia)
  20. Leslie Wickes (Thrive Blue LLC, USA)

With approximately 170 registered participants to the symposium, this is shaping up to be a great meeting point for deep sea coral biologists around the world. The Society will hold events for students and early-career scientists, as well as the Annual General Meeting during the symposium. The Society will also sponsor awards for the best talks and posters. For more information visit https://www.deepseacoral2019.org/.

See you all soon in Cartagena!

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