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Lee Braithwaite to deliver BYU devotional address Sept. 13

Lee Braithwaite, associate professor of integrative biology at Brigham Young University, will speak Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center for a campus devotional.

Live broadcasts are available on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU-Television, BYU-Radio and byubroadcasting.org, as well as on campus in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium and the Varsity Theater in the Wilkinson Student Center. Rebroadcast information is available at www.byubroadcasting.org.

The title of his devotional is "From 'I'll try' to 'I will do.'"

Braithwaite received his training at BYU, Stanford University, the University of the Pacific and the University of Hawaii, where he specialized in marine biology, paleontology and invertebrate zoology.

Since joining the faculty at BYU, he has received many teaching and mentoring awards. Braithwaite has specialized in marine animal feeding strategies and the behavior of predators and prey found in shallow to very deep waters, spending hundreds of hours underwater using SCUBA gear.

Highlights of his career include deep sea submersible studies in the Bahamas and mentored studies with BYU students at West Coast marine stations. Braithwaite mentored students at the Gulf of California, the University of Washington's Friday Harbor Laboratories, Stanford's Hopkins Marine Biology Station and the University of Oregon's Oregon Institute of Marine Biology.

For more information, contact Lee Braithwaite at (801) 422-2462.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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