Oceans & Human Health: Learning from Whales to Fight Disease

a whale breaching
  • Wednesday November 10, 2021
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Jason Somarelli, PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Audience: Teen/Adult

Explore our cutting-edge research into the amazing ability of whales to dive to extreme depths. Dr. Somarelli will discuss the molecular genetic adaptations of whales and what these adaptations can teach us about human diseases, such as COVID-19 and cancer.