Coastal Sciences Seminar Series, Spring 2014
The Department of Coastal Sciences at GCRL is offering a series of marine sciences seminars from January through early May 2014. The seminars are open to the public and free of charge. Speakers include scientists and researchers from GCRL and others from across the county.
All sessions are held in the auditorium of the Caylor Building. (Site map - The Caylor Building is just below the compass rose.) Sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted in the description below. There is an opportunity to pose questions at the conclusion of each seminar. Sessions are approximately one hour in length.
Contact Dr. Eric Saillant at 228.818.8007 or email@example.com for further information.
- Downloadable schedule [pdf file] current revision: January 22, 2014
- Google online calendar, Public Events at GCRL
Sessions are held on Thursday and begin at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted.
- Thursday, January 23, 11:00 a.m.
Dr. Megan Lapeyre – U.S. Geological Service, Louisiana Fish and Wildlife Cooperative Research Unit
Where’s the reef? Understanding Ecosystem Contributions, and Improving Restoration Success for Oyster Reefs Through Feld and Lab Studies
- Cancelled due to weather; to be rescheduled.
Thursday, January 30
Dr. Christopher Green - School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center
Dispersants, Oil, and Time: The Resulting Toxicological and Physiological Effects on the Gulf Killifish
- Thursday, February 6
Dr. Danielle Greenhow – Department of Marine Science, The University of Southern Mississippi
Hearing in Captive and Stranded Odontocetes
- Thursday, February 13
Dr. Kelly Dorgan – Dauphin Island SeaLab, University of South Alabama
Burrowing in marine sediments: Strategies of Moving Through Muds and
- Thursday, February 20
- Friday, February 28
Dr. David Cline – Department of Fisheries and Allied University, Auburn University
Aquaculture as a Cross-Curriculum Teaching Platform – Teaching the Teachers
- Thursday, March 6
Dr. Dimitri Mavrodi – Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi
Diversity, Metabolism and Function of Microbial Phenazines
- Thursday, March 20
Dr. Michael Blum – Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University
Population Connectivity and larval Dispersal in Native Hawaiian Diadromous
- Thursday, March 27
Dr. Kenneth Heck– Dauphin Island Sea Lab and University of South Alabama
Shifting Species Interactions: the Tropicalization of the Northern Gulf of
- Thursday, April 3
Dr. Jerry Wiggert – Department of Marine Science, The University of Southern Mississippi
Influence of Freshwater Plumes and Mesoscale Processes on the Biological Variability of the Northern Gulf of Mexico
- Friday, April 11
Mrs. Rachel Nuwer – Freelance science journalist
Science Journalism 101
- Thursday, April 17
Dr. Christin Pruett- Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology
Isolation and Divergence in Aleutian Island Birds
- Thursday,April 24
Dr. Alex Flynt – Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi
Diversity in Small Regulatory RNA Maturation Pathways
- Thursday, May 1
Dr. Robert Cowen – Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon State University
ISIIS: A New Window to Assess the Predator/Prey Environment for Larval
Stages of Fish