UGA Skidaway Institute presents ‘Open Lab Night’ on Aug. 13

The University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography will present an “Open Lab Night” as part of its Evening @ Skidaway series on Tuesday, Aug 13. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit informally with scientists in their laboratories. The program will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by lab visits until 8 p.m. at 10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411.

UGA Skidaway Institute scientist Marc Frischer (wearing white coat) discusses his research with visitors to an Open Lab Night in May 2018.

The scientists participating in the program will include physical oceanographer Catherine Edwards, who uses underwater gliders to help improve hurricane predictions and marine chemist Jay Brandes who is studying the prevalence of microplastics in Georgia’s coastal waters.

The program is open to the public, and admission is free. For additional information, call (912) 598-2325 or email

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