Red Tide Chek

PureMolecular chief technology officer Bob Ulrich scans samples using the Red Tide Chek technology.
Red Tide Chek

Right now, it takes officials at least a few hours to detect red tide in Gulf waters. But a new hand-held device created by a USF College of Marine Science researcher can detect signs of the harmful algae bloom in the field in about half an hour. Find out how Dr. John Paul’s work is being applied to the detection of Zika and determining if that grouper you’re eating is really grouper on University Beat on WUSF Public Media.

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John H. Paul
Distinguished Professor, USF College of Marine Science

727-553-1168           jpaul@usf.edu

PureMolecular website

WUSF News story on Red Tide Chek

Original Broadcast Date: 
08/22/17

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