2020 Ed Ricketts Memorial Award and Lecture From “Doc” and Dogs to Denizens of the Deep: How understanding biological design will save the oceans and ourselves

January 21, 2021

The 2020 Ricketts Award recipient Dr. Terrie M. Williams presents her collaborative research examining how evolutionary processes in animal design conspire with modern anthropogenic pressures to challenge the survival of marine-living mammals.

The Ed Ricketts Memorial Lecture was created to honor scientists who have exhibited exemplary work throughout their career and advanced the status of knowledge in the field of marine science. Recipients are selected by the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Research Activity Panel.