2000 Young Scientist Awards

The Young Scientist Award was presented to Dr. Chris Scholin, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, USA, in 2000, for the development of molecular probes for harmful algal species, major advancements in biogeographical studies on the dispersion of key taxa (e.g., Alexandrium spp.), the “global spreading” hypothesis, and the recent characterization of the events leading to sea lion mortalities caused by domoic acid in California. The award was announced at the 9th International Conference on Harmful Algae (see HAN # 20).