Bay College hosts water quality lecture

ESCANABA — The Bay College Math Science Division will host a public talk by Dr. Renee Richer exploring the relationship between water quality and neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Richer’s presentation, titled “From Qatar to Kipling: Outlining the Link between Water Quality and Neurodegeneration” will describe her research on the links between nutrient pollution and harmful algae blooms that result in the production of neurotoxins.

The event is today at 4 p.m. in room 125 of the Math Science Building at Bay College’s Escanaba Campus.