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What’s wiping out the Caribbean corals?

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MSC students Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn and Felicia Aronson turned to crowdfunding to support their work on examining white-band disease, which has killed up to 95% of the Caribbean’s reef building corals.

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

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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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