SeaState: The ON&T Podcast

Sponge Biotechnology with Dr. Shirley Pomponi

July 01, 2022 Ocean News & Technology Season 3 Episode 7
SeaState: The ON&T Podcast
Sponge Biotechnology with Dr. Shirley Pomponi
Show Notes

Our guest for the latest episode of SeaState is Dr. Shirley Pomponi, a professor and marine biotechnologist, at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution at Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Pomponi leads the sponge biotechnology lab where they develop methods for in vitro production of bioactive compounds as a supply of chemically complex natural products. Find out more about marine sponges and their potential use for the pharmaceutical industry and restoring habitats.