Former Skidaway Institute grad student Miguel Leal graduated with is PhD from the University of Aveiro in Portugal last month. He successfully defended his dissertation on September 4. The title of the PhD was: Trophic plasticity in the cnidarian-algal symbiosis. This work resulted from the collaboration that Miguel started with Marc Frischer and Jens Nejstgaard four years ago. A total of 4 papers were published from Miguel’s work at Skidaway.
Marc, Jens and Stella Berger attended his defense.
Miguel’s primary Portuguese supervisor, Ricardo Caldo