Rockport Public Library Event Calendar

Date: 8/24/2022
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Title: Science on the Half Shell: Oysters, Clams, Cancer, and SARS-CoV-2
Contact: , 207-236-3642
Location: Rockport Public Library
Description: José Antonio Fernández Robledo, Senior Research Scientist at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, will give a talk about the diseases facing mollusks in our waters. From 'Dermo' disease in the eastern oyster to a contagious cancer affecting soft-shell clams, José will discuss how they are being affected by these diseases as well as what is being done to prevent them and what we can learn from them.         207-236-3642