Subproject 1. Marine Ecosystems: Susceptible and resilient marine invertebrates.


In this project thermal stress and contaminants will be evaluated for their effects on resilient and sensitive coral species, and a model invertebrate organism from the same habitat will be studied for effects on neural circuits. The combination of population level effects, organismal effects, cellular effects and test of potential prophylactic treatments will lead to a mechanistic understanding of deteriorating conditions and potential remediation of marine ecosystems.



Institute of Neurobiology
201 Blvd. del Valle, Old San Juan, PR 00901
Tel: 787-721-4149

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