Bimini, Bahamas, Sep. 2019

Expedition 02 · What is Epigenetics?

Epigenetics modulates how our DNA works by way of specific marks, epigenetic marks. One of them is DNA methylation, connecting the environment, your genome, and your phenotype by turning genes on and off in response to what you encounter in the environment.

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Bimini, Bahamas, Aug. 2019

Expedition 01 · Project Overview

In the early 2000s there was major coastal development in Bimini that involved massive dredging in the North Sound (NS) to build a touristic resort. Unfortunately, this location is home for one of the largest and most studied Lemon shark nurseries in the world, and scientists found that very few juvenile lemon sharks survived the heavy dredging activity…

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