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MSU Joins Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, PEARL's director Dr. Scott Knoche to take the lead

PEARL is developing an oyster genomics breeding program, headed by Dr. Ming Liu, which will use cutting-edge research to address one of the critical issues of the Chesapeake Bay

Dr. Thomas Ihde
, PEARL Research Assistant Professor, is co-author to new international research led by Erik Olsen titled:  Ocean acidification hurts the whole ecosystem (open access)