Dr. Chris Winslow to deliver algae presentation for Jan J. Younger Colloquium

June 29, 2017


DEFIANCE, Ohio - "Lake Erie Algae, Nutrient Loading, and Current Research" to be presented by Dr. Christopher J. Winslow at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, in Schomburg Auditorium on the Defiance College campus.

Derived from the Jan J. Younger Colloquium Endowment, this presentation will serve as Key Note Address for the Land to Lake Conference. The colloquium theme is “Knowing Through Research.”

This event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Winslow, Ohio State University Director of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program and F.T. Stone Laboratory, received his B.S. from Ohio University and both his M.S. and Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University.

His research training has roots in sh biology and includes other issues critically important to Lake Erie, such as nutrient loading, harmful algal bloom causes and impacts, dredging, coastal community resilience and growth, and the impacts of climate change.

A freshwater eld station since 1895 and part of the Ohio State University since 1925, Stone Lab programs have introduced people of all ages to the basics of eld-based biological science. Professional researchers from all over the Midwest work to solve the most pressing issues facing the Great Lakes, such as invasive species and toxic algal blooms.

For more information, visit landtolake.com.

Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement.