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Immunity on the reef: Staghorn coral, its symbionts, and white band disease

staghorn coral

Many coral reefs around the globe suffer from white band disease. Researchers at the MSC are looking into the innate immune system of some of these Acroporid corals.

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Making whoopee, coral style

combosch coral

Most species are content with just one form of reproduction, but not for the coral p. damicornis. These guys make babies sexually and asexually. Doctoral candidate David Combosch wants to know why.

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