The surprising role of gelatinous creatures in ocean and human health. Jellyfish and other ocean “jellies” may be best known for their painful stings, but they play an important role in ecosystems from seagrass beds to the deep sea. Join us to hear about the techniques scientists are using to study these amazing creatures, and what jellies can teach us about the ocean’s health—and our own.
Speakers: LARRY MADIN Marine Biologist, WHOI ANNETTE GOVINDARAJAN Oceanographer, WHOI JOCELYN MALAMY Cell Biologist, University of Chicago; Whitman Scientist, MBL
Hosted by Veronique LaCapra, Director of Special Projects for Advancement, WHOI