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​   HBOIF Funded 2019 Indian River Lagoon Graduate Research Fellows

The 2019 HBOIF Indian River Lagoon Graduate Research Fellows 
with HBOIF’s Former President & CEO, Katha Kissman, HBOIF Board Chair Mike O’Reilly 
and FAU Harbor Branch’s Dr. Peter McCarthy



                                                               2012 Nathaniel Reed (deceased)                                                                  
                                                               2013 Alto “Bud” Adams, Jr. (deceased)
                                                               2014 Alma Lee Loy
                                                               2015 Mark Perry
                                                               2016 Dr. Mary Rice
                                                               2017 Diane Barile
                                                               2018 The Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute 
                                                                        Principal Investigators
                                                               2019 Former Senate President Joe Negron


About Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation:
The mission of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation is to support Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, a research institute of Florida Atlantic University. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation (HBOIF) supports marine science and engineering research and education by funding HBOI-FAU efforts to advance understanding of oceans and coastal areas through exploration and scientific inquiry. For more information, visit

About Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute: 
Founded in 1971, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University is a research community of marine scientists, engineers, educators and other professionals focused on Ocean Science for a Better World. The institute drives innovation in ocean engineering, at-sea operations, drug discovery and biotechnology from the oceans, coastal ecology and conservation, marine mammal research and conservation, aquaculture, ocean observing systems and marine education. For more information, visit