FEmini - Meet Your Jellyfish Overlords 6: Aequorea victoria

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Photo by Dr. Lisa-ann Gerswhin

Photo by Dr. Lisa-ann Gerswhin

Summary

We're back into our species dives with one jellyfish that opened the door to new era of genetic engineering, at its own peril. Meet Aequorea victoria, and its very special protein - GFP.


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This episode features Dr. Lisa-ann Gershwin, the author of Stung: On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future Of The Ocean, and Jellyfish: A Natural History.  Learn more about her work at http://lisagershwin.com/.

Music for this episode was produced by Sunfish Moon Light and Cat Can Do.

This season of Future Ecologies is supported in part by the Vancouver Foundation.  Learn more at https://vancouverfoundationsmallarts.ca/.