Friday, November 17th, 2023 | 6pm – 7pm
Speaker: Annie Page-Karjian, Associate Research Professor & Clinical Veterinarian & Harbor Branch Associate Director of Education
Join us in hearing Dr. Annie Page present findings about the effects of algal blooms to Sea Turtle health!
Dr. Annie Page is an Associate Research Professor & Clinical Veterinarian at Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. She also serves as the Harbor Branch Associate Director of Education and is Co-Director of the Marine Science & Oceanography Master’s Program. She is the Clinical Veterinarian for the Harbor Branch Marine Mammal Stranding, Health & Rehabilitation program, provides veterinary services for the Harbor Branch campus, and serves as a member of the FAU Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. Her research interests include epidemiology, pathogenesis, eco-immunology, and ecology of diseases affecting marine organisms. Her most recent research project addressed fundamental questions on characteristics of subclinical infection and transmission of chelonid fibropapilloma-associated herpesvirus infection, the likely etiologic agent of sea turtle fibropapillomatosis. Throughout the course of her career she has developed expertise in wildlife medicine and rehabilitation, molecular diagnostics, disease ecology, and veterinary pathology, and has covered topics such as conservation biology, environmental and public health, microbiology, immunology, toxicology, and genomics.