Marissa McMahan, a lobsterwoman turned scientist, is devoting her dissertation research to documenting the ecological impacts of Black Sea Bass range expansion into the Gulf of Maine. She’s turning to crowdfunding to help fund her research.
Student-researchers at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center turned to crowdfunding to support their work in Panama examining white-band disease, which has killed up to 95 percent of the Caribbean’s reef building corals.
In one of the largest science-research-based crowdfunding campaigns to date, Northeastern University College of Science associate professor Michael Pollastri raised $25,031.
Professor Michael Pollastri is creating a new platform to share data with international researchers focused on neglected tropical diseases.