Education

Outreach activities

“Meet with an Oceanographer” event series

This monthly event series was initiated and is coordinated by MADL Research Scientist Emmanuelle Pales Espinosa. The series takes place at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead, NY. Every month, an oceanographer from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences provides an attractive learning experience to the young and “less young” public of the aquarium. For more details about this event, visit the dedicated event website at: http://you.stonybrook.edu/mwao1/

Videos from MADL

Courses regularly instructed by MADL faculty

Undergraduate Courses

MAR 384: Diseases of Aquatic Organisms (3 credits)
Prerequisites: BIO 202 and 203
This course is designed to expose students to fundamental and current issues pertaining to host/pathogen interactions in marine environment. By the end of this course, students should have a basic understanding of disease processes in aquatic animals; knowledge of the tools used for disease diagnosis; and an appreciation of disease management tools available today. This course emphasizes the role of the environment as an important player in infectious and non-infectious diseases. The specific subjects that will be covered are listed in the syllabus. Information about course schedule and how to register can be found at registrar’s office.

MAR 487: Research in Marine Sciences (tutorial)
Through this tutorial, students learn the the scientific methods and are exposed to hands-on research during 1 or several semesters.

MAR 488: Internship (tutorial)
This course is designed to involve advanced undergraduate students in our diagnostic and scientific research via extensive hands-on activities.

HON 495: Honors College Senior Project (tutorial)
This course underlines our faculty’s commitment to involve undergraduate students in the scientific process. Students are taught the scientific method and are mentored to elaborate their own research projects under the MADL’s general research activities.

Graduate Courses

MAR 554: Diseases of Aquatic Organisms (3 credits)
This course is designed to expose students to fundamental and current issues pertaining to host/pathogen interactions in marine environment. By the end of this course, students should have a basic understanding of disease processes in aquatic animals; knowledge of the tools used for disease diagnosis; and an appreciation of disease management tools available today. This course emphasizes the role of the environment as an important player in infectious and non-infectious diseases. The specific subjects that will be covered are listed in the syllabus.

MAR 670: Practicum in Teaching (tutorial, 1 to 3 credits)
This tutorial introduces students to the techniques and methods used for the transmission of knowledge at the college level.