Molloy students to present research on Horseshoe Crabs in Japan

Pictured above are Mr. Sixto Portilla, and Molloy College students, Jacinta Marshall and Katia Macklin.and Dr. John T. Tanacredi.
Pictured above are Mr. Sixto Portilla, and Molloy College students, Jacinta
Marshall and Katia Macklin.and Dr. John T. Tanacredi.

Mentored by Dr. John T. Tanacredi, Professor and Director of CERCOM at Molloy College, and assisted by Mr. Sixto Portilla, Scientific Technical Assistant at CERCOM, two Molloy College students, Jacinta Marshall and Katia Macklin, will present the CERCOM Horseshoe Crabs research they were involved in at the 3 International Workshop on the Science and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs atSaikai National Park, Kujukushima Sasebo-City, Nagasaki, Japan the week of June 15. Other Molloy students will also be in Japan as part of Molloy's International Education short-term program.

It is planned for Molloy president, Dr. Drew Bogner to make opening remarks during their welcoming ceremony.

The research project entitled "Effect of pH on Hatch Rate and Advancement through Early Developmental Stages of the Atlantic Horseshoe Crab, Limulus Polyphemus" will provide a better perspective on how to aid in the conservation of Horseshoe Crabs on a Global scale.

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