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NYU Abu Dhabi science faculty and researchers are frequently featured in local and international media.

NYU Abu Dhabi researcher awarded grant to study symbiosis between phytoplankton and bacteria
Faculty member at NYU Abu Dhabi, Shady Amin, will study the network of relationships between key microbes in the marine environment
Zawaya | August 16, 2020

Shady Amin, New York University Abu Dhabi – Chemical Signaling
How do organisms that don’t speak communicate with one another?  Shady Amin, assistant professor of biology at NYU Abu Dhabi, discusses chemical signaling.
The Academic Minute | October 30, 2019

Academic Minute: Chemical Signaling
Today on the Academic Minute, Shady Amin, assistant professor of biology at NYU Abu Dhabi, explains how organisms that don’t speak communicate with each other.
Inside HigherEd | October 30, 2019

Team of scientists awarded major grant to study harmful algal blooms off the Florida coast
A team of scientists including NYU Abu Dhabi Assistant Professor of Biology Shady Amin has been awarded a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant worth almost $5 million USD.
Middle East and North Africa Financial Network | September 13, 2019

Why the UAE's mangroves are so important — and how to save them
Mangrove ecosystems support a huge variety of wildlife, but also provide huge benefits for cities.
The National | April 12, 2019

As Disease Ravages Coral Reefs, Scientists Scramble for Solutions
As oceans warm, coral reefs are suffering not only from bleaching but from deadly outbreaks of disease. Researchers are developing remedies, but the key question is whether these solutions can work on a large-enough scale to save vast reef systems from Florida to Australia.
Yale Environment 360 | January 10, 2019

A coral disease alert system
Chemicals that diffuse from coral surfaces into the surrounding seawater could be used as indicators of coral health.
Nature Middle East | November 06, 2018

Corals produce molecules that can help resist disease
Scientists report that corals, though they are stationary organisms, can alter their surroundings by producing unique molecules that can help recruit healthy microbiomes and fight parasitic microbes.
Daily Science | November 05, 2018