UMass Boston News

Spring 2018 Biology Seminar Series: Michael Tlusty

Stepping stones
Event Date: February 16, 2018 - 3 p.m.
Event Type: Student Event
Location: Integrated Sciences Complex, 3rd Floor, Room 3300

Biology Professor Jarrett Byrnes will be bringing in guest speaker Michael Tlusty from the University of Massachusetts Boston. His talk is titled "Stepping Stones to Food Sustainability: Lessons From the Sea." His abstract is as follows:

"By 2050 we will need 70 percent more food to feed two billion more people. Food is already one of the most impactful human activities we have on the planet. How will we meet this increased need and not exceed planetary boundaries? The lessons may be as close as our shore."

The event flyer is available here.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.