Around the world, animals and plants are disappearing at alarming rates. In May 2019, a major U.N. report warned that around one million species were at risk of extinction – more than at any other time in human history.
For the second time in the last three seasons, the Stony Brook women's soccer program is going to the NCAA Tournament. For the second time in the last three seasons, the Seawolves are sent to Penn State for the First Round. "We are really excited to be playing soccer now," head coach Tobias Bischofsaid afterwards. "Winning a championship yesterday was awesome. We are looking forward to it. It will be a tough game. Penn State is one of the powerhouse teams in the nation."
Bassem Allam’s research is centered on interactions between marine mollusks and waterborne microorganisms in general and, in particular, the framework of host-pathogen interactions. He also studies the mechanisms of resistance to pathogens and diseases, and the effect of environmental factors on these interactions. His research also includes a strong applied component aimed at enhancing knowledge and development of mitigation strategies for diseases affecting local shellfish species.