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Island Size Experiment


Short documentary on sea level rise by Aymée Cruzalegui receives special mention in the Fusion Doc Challenge!

FIU launches study of bonefish in Florida Keys


Jennifer Rehage, associate professor at the Southeast Environmental Research Center at Florida International University, announced the launch of a comprehensive, three-year study to examine in fine detail what’s going on with the Keys bonefish population, particularly in Florida Bay.

The SSSAJ features article of Dr. Scinto's & Dr. Serna's LILA work!


A new study in the Nov.-Dec. 2014 issue of the Soil Science Society of America Journal now offers new support for one leading hypothesis: Tree islands are built and maintained by the trees themselves.


NSF Funding

11/18/2014 09:00 AM

Sally O'Connor from the Biology Directorate of the National Science Foundation recently visited SERC and CAS at FIU to discuss upcoming funding opportunities. Slides of her presentation can be found by clicking on the above link .

Miami Lab Summer Internship Program

01/01/2015 12:00 PM

Research position that provides on the job training in the protected resources and biodiversitydivision and the sustainable fisheries division to interested students.

The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

01/15/2015 12:00 AM

Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.

Upcoming Events

SFLHCC Education Summit

01/30/2015 12:00 PM

Linking education to employment success.

2015 Biology Research Symposium

01/31/2015 09:00 AM

The Biology Research Symposium is a celebration of research conducted by students in the biological sciences at FIU.

Rivers and Environmental Imagination in the Middle Ages

02/05/2015 03:30 PM

This talk examines the ways that medieval authors described, explained, and interacted with rivers across a variety of different literary genres.

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Miami, Florida 33199
Phone: (305) 348-3095
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Dr. Leonard Scinto, Associate Director

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