Ocean viruses are way cool because…

Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Allan Yap Theatre

Included with museum admission or membership

They come in all shapes and sizes, and far outnumber the known stars in our universe! Viruses are found throughout the ocean – from the surface waters down to the crust below the seafloor. Despite their small size, they have critical roles wherever they live and are important to the complex food webs we rely on for our own food. Join Cheryl Chow, Post-Doctoral Fellow in UBC’s Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences, in learning about the microscopic, but mega-important, world within the ocean.

This is part of the Way Cool Biodiversity Series.

Photo credits: Cheryl Chow