Fall 2013 Seminar Series
The Department of Coastal Sciences at GCRL is offering a series of marine sciences seminars from August through early December 2013. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Downloadable schedule [pdf file] current revision: January 22, 2014
- Dr. Yan Ding – National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering, University of Mississippi
Integrated Process Model for Forecasting, Planning, and Investigating Coastal Flooding and Erosion Induced by Tropical Cyclones
- Thursday, September 5, 2013
Dr. Davin Wallace - University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Marine Science
Reconstructing North Atlantic Paleohurricane Impacts from the
Time: 1:30 p.m.
- Thursday, September 12, 2013
AFS meeting, no seminar
- Thursday, September 19, 2013
Open, Speaker and topic to be announced.
- Thursday, September 26 , 2013
Dr. Robert Arnone - University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Marine Science
Gulf Ocean weather for ecological monitoring using satellites and models
- Friday, October 4, 2013, 11:00 a.m.
Dr. Greg Mayer – Department of Environmental Toxicology, Texas Tech University
Influences of the microbiome on human and environmental health
- Thursday, October 10, 2013
Dr. Mark Albins – Department of Fisheries and Allied University, Auburn University
Effects of the invasive Pacific red lionfish on Atlantic coral-reef fish
- Thursday, October 17, 2013
Dr. Jeff Eble – Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation,
University of West Florida
Connecting islands and oceans: Genetic insights into the origins and
conservation of Indo-Pacific reef fishes
- Thursday, October 24, 2013
Dr. Steve Jordan – National Health and Environmental Effects Research
Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Fisheries, Habitats, Wetlands, and Sustainability
- Thursday, October 31, 2013
Dr. Jerome Lapeyre - Department of Veterinary Science School of Animal
Sciences, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center r
Oyster plasma proteins; a search for markers of disease resistance
- Thursday, November 7, 2013
Dr. Paul Hershberger – Marrowstone Marine Field Station, U.S. Geological
Ecology of Diseases in Marine and Anadromous Fishes
- Thursday, November 14, 2013
Dr. Carolyn Friedman- School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, University of
The effects of ocean acidification on molluscan reproduction: Potential for
population level effects.
- Tuesday, November 21, 2013
Dr. Ximing Guo - Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Haskin Shellfish
Research Laboratory, Rutgers University
Adaptation of oysters revealed by their genes and genomes
- Thursday, December 5, 2013
Dr. Keith Bayha – Department of Coastal Sciences, The University of Southern
Evolution in the Marine Jellyfishes: Taxonomy to Invasion Genetics
- Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Dr. Steve Ross – Center for Marine Research, University of North Carolina-Wilmington
Deep-Sea Coral Research off the Southeastern United States and Gulf of Mexico