Alabama GoMRI Showcase

Ten years of discovery: Celebrating the legacy of GoMRI in Alabama

October 23,2020

Presentation videos

Melissa Partyka, Ph.D. Event overview and welcome; RMDL Tim Gallaudet, Ph.D. The value of partnership

Rita Colwell, Ph.D. The founding of the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative

Chuck Wilson, Ph.D.  GoMRI’s investment in science

Ken Halanych, Ph.D. & Bob Shipp, Ph.D. Reflections of GoMRI research board members about GoMRI in Alabama

Tina Miller-Way, Ph.D. Inspiring students, sharing science

Ruth Carmichael, Ph.D.  Building capacity, Training the next generation

Carl Cloyed, Ph.D. & Nikaela Flournoy, Ph.D. GoMRI as a springboard

Melissa Partyka, Adam Davis, Carl Edmiston & LTJG Eric Passarelli, GoMRI contributions to oil spill response

Laura Bowie, The GOMA/GoMRI partnership

Speakers and panelists

  • Rita Colwell, GoMRI Research Board Chair
  • Laura Bowie, Executive Director of GOMA
  • Chuck Wilson, GoMRI Chief Scientific Officer
  • Robert Shipp, GoMRI Research Board member from the state of Alabama, University of South Alabama (retired)
  • Kenneth Halanych, GoMRI Research Board member from the state of Alabama, Auburn University
  • Tina Miller-Way, Chair of Discovery Hall Programs, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
  • Nikaela  Flournoy, GoMRI Scholar, University of Alabama
  • Ruth Carmichael, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
  • Carl Cloyed, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
  • Carl Edmiston, US Coast Guard (retired)

View the agenda here.

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