Department of Coastal Sciences

Coastal Sciences Student Presentations

Bold indicates Coastal Sciences student presenter.

2007

  1. Kennedy, A. & J. Campbell. 2007. Fungal diversity of Gulf Coast
    saltmarshes: how fungal community profiles can aid coastal restoration.
    (invited symposium presentation). Mycological Society of America Annual Meeting, 5-9 August, Baton Rouge, LA.
  2. C. N. Johnson, A. Russell, A. M. B. Phillips, J. Bowers, D. J. Grimes.  Correlations between Vibrio spp. in the northern Gulf of Mexico and environmental parameters.  Poster presentation, ASM General Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 21-25, 2007.
  3. D. J. Grimes, A. Russell, C. N. Johnson.  Distribution of culturable Vibrio parahaemolyticus and V. vulnificus in coastal habitats of the Mississippi Sound: bacterial reservoirs in sedimentary habitats.  Poster presentation, ASM General Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 21-25, 2007.
  4. Russell, A., C. N. Johnson, J. Bowers, A. DePaola, D. J. Grimes.  Correlations between densities of Vibrio parahaemolyticus, V. vulnificus, and plankton in the Mississippi Sound.  Poster presentation, ASM General Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 21-25, 2007.
  5. Kennedy, A. & J. Campbell. 2007. Assessment of fungal diversity of Gulf Coast saltmarshes, with implications for coastal restoration. (Oral presentation).
    Graduate Student Symposium, 2-4 March, GCRL Ocean Springs, MS.
  6. Russell, A., C. N. Johnson, and D. Jay Grimes.  Bacterial reservoirs in sedimentary habitats, distribution of culturable Vibrio parahaemolyticus and V. vulnificus in coastal habitats of the Mississippi Sound.  Presentation, Graduate Student Symposium, Gulf Coast Research Lab, Ocean Springs, MS, March 2007.

2006

  1. Kennedy, A. & J. Campbell. 2006. The role of fungi as indicators of saltmarsh restoration success. (2nd Place Student Poster Winner). 3rd National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration, 9-13 December, New Orleans, LA.
  2. Kennedy, A. & J. Campbell. 2006. A comparison of fungal decay communities in natural and created saltmarshes, with implications for coastal restoration.
    (Poster). Alabama-Mississippi Bays and Bayous Symposium, 27 – 29 November, Mobile, AL.
  3. Kennedy, A., Campbell, J., Overstreet, R.M. and M. Solangi. 2006. Fungal associates of the captive Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus.
    (Poster). American Phytopathological Society-Canadian Phytopathological Society-Mycological Society of America Joint Meeting, 29 July – 2 August, Quebec City, Canada.
  4. Kennedy, A. & J. Campbell. 2006. Assessment of fungal diversity of gulf coast saltmarshes, with implications for coastal restoration. (Poster). APS-CPS-MSA Joint Meeting, 29 July – 2 August, Quebec City, Canada.
  5. Kennedy, A. 2006. Fungal associates of captive Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus. (Oral presentation). Graduate Student Symposium, 4 February 2006, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, AL.

2005

  1. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2005. Pathological effects of Neobenedenia melleni Monogenea on red snapper Lutjanus campechanus in recirculating aquaculture. Aquaculture America. January 17- 20.
  2. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2005. An epizootic of Neobenedenia melleni (Monogenea: Capsalidae) on the external body surfaces of red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) in recirculating aquaculture. Annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. February 16-18.
  3. Cook, J. O., S. A. Bullard, & R. M. Overstreet. 2005. Kudoa sp. from the brain of bullhead minnows (Fundulus grandis) in Mississippi Sound, Northern Gulf of Mexico, and adjacent waters. Annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. February 16-18.
  4. Gibson, D., H. Perry, C. Trigg, V. Breland, C. Nicholson, J. Ogle, & F. Mallette. 2005. Aquaculture of the Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun. In Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Sixty-ninth Annual Meeting. 50(1): 93. Annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. February 16-18
  5. Lucas, K. L .,& G. A. Carter. 2005. Using Hyperspectral Imagery to Evaluate Plant Species Richness on Horn Island, Mississippi. Botanical Society of America, Botany Conference 2005. August 14-17, 2005.
  6. Partyka, M.L . & M.S. Peterson. 2005. Fish habitat in an anthropogenic landscape: characterizing the stationary habitat mosaic along an estuarine gradient. ASIH, 85th annual meeting, 6-11 July, Tampa, FL.
  7. Partyka, M.L . & M.S. Peterson. 2005. Habitat fragmentation and shoreline hardening modify the habitat characteristics, distribution and density of saltmarsh infauna, epifauna and nekton. CREST annual meeting - Progress in Understanding Coastal Land Loss and Restoration in Louisiana: The W. Alton Jones Foundation Report Revisited, 12-14 April, Lafayette, LA.
  8. Partyka, M.L. , M. Weber, M.S. Peterson & S.T. Ross. 2005. Environment-habitat-production linkages in tidal river estuaries: conceptualization through GIS, remote sensing, and tools of rapid data acquisition: a year in review. Joint GERS/SWS Chapter meetings, 30 March-2 April, Pensacola Beach, FL.
  9. Phillips, A.M.B., D.J. Grimes, A. DePaola, G. Blackstone, J. Krantz, S. Ladner, & J. Bowers . 2005. Investigating Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Gulf Coast Water and Underlying Oysters (Crassostrea virginica). Connecting the Gulf of Mexico and HumanHealth Workshop. May. Long Beach, MS
  10. Phillips, A.M.B. , D.J. Grimes, A. DePaola, G. Blackstone, J. Krantz, S. Ladner, & J. Bowers . 2005. Investigating Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Gulf Coast Water and Underlying Oysters (Crassostrea virginica). American Society for Microbiology 105 th General Meeting. June. Atlanta, GA
  11. Thoma, B.P. 2005. The Gammarusmucronatus (Gammaridae, Amphipoda) species complex in the northern Gulf of Mexico: ecophenotypic variants or distinct species? XII International Colloquium on Amphipoda, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland. July 24 th-27 th.
  12. Thoma, B.P. 2005. The Gammarusmucronatus (Gammaridae, Amphipoda) species complex in the northern Gulf of Mexico: ecophenotypic variants or distinct species? Sixth International Crustacean Congress, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland. July 17 th-22 nd.
  13. Vincent, A.G. & J.M. Lotz.  2005. A model of Necrotizing Hepatopancreatitis-bacterium epidemics in Litopenaeus vannamei (Pacific white shrimp).  Southern Conference of Researchers of Aquatic Diseases (SCRAD), joint meeting with Southeastern Society of Parasitologists, Southern Conference on Animal Parasites, Animal Disease Research Workers in Southern States, and Helminthological Society of Washington.  Blacksburg, VA  April 6-8.  [ 1st Place - Student Paper Competition]
  14. Vincent, A.G. & J.M. Lotz. 2005. Time course of Necrotizing Hepatopancreatitis (NHP) in experimentally infected Litopenaeus vannamei. Aquaculture America (World Aquaculture Society). New Orleans, LA January 17-20.
  15. Vivian, D.N. & C. Rakocinsky. 2005. Examining habitat function of a restored salt marsh using post-larval Gulf killifish (Fundulus grandis Baird and Girard). Joint Society Meeting SWS-SCC, GERS, SWS-SAC.  April. Pensacola Beach, FL. [2nd Place -Best Student Paper – GERS]
  16. Waggy, G.L . & M.S. Peterson. 2005. Ontogenetic trophic variation of silver perch, Bairdiella chrysoura, from a north-central Gulf of Mexico estuary. Joint GERS/SWS Chapter meetings, 30 March-2 April, Pensacola Beach, FL

2004

  1. Apeitos, A. , D.A. Ziemann, J.M. Lotz, R.B. Blaylock, & K.M. Leber. 2004. The U. S. Gulf of Mexico marine stock enhancement program: pilot releases of hatchery-reared red snapper Lutjanus campechanus on artificial reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico, Aquaculture America, New Orleans, LA.
  2. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2004. Pathological effects of Neobenedenia melleni (Monogenea: Capsalidae) on red snapper Lutjanus campechanus in recirculating aquaculture. Annual meeting of the Southeastern Society of Parasitologists. 14 April, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
  3. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2004. Skin lesions associated with Neobenedenia melleni (Monogenea: Capsalidae) on red snapper Lutjanus campechanus in recirculating aquaculture. Joint meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists and the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists. 24-28 July, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  4. Bullard, S. A., S. F. Frasca Jr., V. L. Kirsipuu, S. Russell, & G. W. Benz. 2004. Opercular lesions associated with infections of the sea louse, Sciaenophilus tenuis (Copepoda: Caligidae), in black drum, Pogonias cromis, from Mississippi Sound. Program and Abstracts of the Marine and Estuarine Graduate Student Symposium (MEGSA), Ocean Springs, Mississippi. January 30.
  5. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2004. Pathological effects of Neobenedenia melleni (Monogenea: Capsalidae) on red snapper Lutjanus campechanus in recirculating aquaculture. Annual meeting of the Southeastern Society of Parasitologists. April 14 th.
  6. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2004. Skin lesions associated with Neobenedenia melleni (Monogenea: Capsalidae) on red snapper Lutjanus campechanus in recirculating aquaculture. Joint meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists and the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists. July 24 th.
  7. Foster, J.M. 2004. Marine and estuarine isopods of Florida waters. One hour presentation, Florida Association of Benthologists Meeting, Long Key, Florida 15 October.
  8. Foster, J.M. & B.P. Thoma. 2004. Preliminary investigations of the comparative occurrence of sponge dwelling amphipods in Tedaniaignis (Porifera, Demospongiae, Tedaniidae ) from a turtle grass bed and a red mangrove forest in the Florida Keys, USA. Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Biloxi, Mississippi. February 19th – 20th. [Best Student Poster Award].
  9. Jones, C . 2004. Hydrocarbon Transport in Keegan Bayou, Biloxi, MS, Using Coprostanol as a Tracer. 2nd Annual Gulf Coast Geospatial Conference, October 19-22, Biloxi, MS.
  10. Kuhl, A.J ., Brouwer, M. 2004. Effects of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals on Sex Differentiation in Medaka and the role of Brain aromatase and its response to the xenoestrogen o,p-DDT in Japanese Medaka. (Abstract) Soc. Env. Tox. Chem. Abstract Book: P305.
  11. Lemus, J.T. & J. M. Lotz. 2004. Density-Dependent Egg Production of the Cultured Copepod Acartia tonsa (Calanoida) and the Relevance toward Red Snapper Culture. World Aquaculture Society. Honolulu, HI March 1-5, Book of Abstracts. World Aquaculture Society, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. USA
  12. Lucas, K. L., G. A. Carter, & W.E. Hawkins. 2004. Indicators of plant species diversity in hyperspectral imagery of Mississippi Barrier Islands: a study proposal. 2nd Annual Gulf Coast Geospatial Conference, October 19-22, Biloxi, MS.
  13. Matthews, T. & R. M. Overstreet. 2004. Effect of various disinfection treatments on Taura syndrome virus in Litopenaeus vannamei. Aquaculture 2004 (World Aquaculture Society). 1-5 March, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  14. Partyka, M.P. & M.S. Peterson. 2004. Does habitat fragmentation and shoreline hardening alter density, growth and mortality patterns of fishes in an estuarine landscape? Environmental State of the State (ESOS), 9 th annual meeting, 22 October, New Orleans, LA.
  15. Phillips, A.M.B. 2004. Investigating Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Gulf Coast Water and Underlying Oysters (Crassostrea virginica). Gulf Coast Geospatial Conference. October. Biloxi, Mississippi
  16. Thoma, B.P. 2004. Taxonomy and Morphology of the Decapoda. Florida Association of Benthologists Fall Crustacea Workshop, Long Key, Florida. October 13 th – 15 th
  17. Thoma, B.P. & J.M. Foster. 2004. Comparative occurrence of sponge-dwelling amphipods in Tedaniaignis (Demospongiae, Tedaniidae ) from a turtle grass bed and a red mangrove forest in the Florida Keys, USA. Graduate Student Symposium co-hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi, University of South Alabama, and Louisiana State University, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. January 30 – 31.
  18. Thoma, B. 2004. Introduction to the marine Decapoda. Florida Association of Benthologists Meeting, Long Key, Florida 13 - 15 October.
  19. Vincent, A.G. &J. M. Lotz. 2004 Experimental infection of Litopenaeus vannamei by Necrotizing hepatopancreatitis (NHP) via per os and injection exposure. World Aquaculture Society. Honolulu, HI March 1-5, 2004. Book of Abstracts. World Aquaculture Society, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. USA.
  20. Vincent, A.G. & J. M. Lotz. 2004 Experimental exposure of Necrotizing Hepatopancreatitis (NHP), a bacterial disease affecting penaeid aquaculture in the Americas, to Litopenaeus vannamei (Pacific White shrimp). Mississippi Academy of Sciences. Biloxi, MS February 18-20, 2004.
  21. Vincent, A. G. & J. M. Lotz. 2004. Infectivity of Necrotizing Hepatopancreatitis (NHP) to Litopenaeus vannamei (Pacific white shrimp). Southern Conference of Researchers in Aquatic Diseases. Biloxi, MS February 8-10, 2004.
  22. Waggy, G.L., N.J. Brown-Peterson & M.S. Peterson. 2004. Evaluation of the reproductive life history of the Sciaenidae in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea: “greater” versus “lesser” patterns? GCFI, 57 th annual meeting, 8-12 November, St. Petersburg, FL. [best oral presentation award].
  23. Waggy, G., N.J. Brown-Peterson, & M.S. Peterson. 2004. Aspects of early life history and reproduction of silver perch, Bairdiella chrysoura, from north-central Gulf of Mexico estuaries. MS Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, 11-13 February, Jackson, MS. [best student presentation award].
  24. Wells, T., G. Carter, M. Peterson, & J. Jernigan. 2004. Hyperspectral remote sensing of native and invasive wetland plant species in northern Mobile Bay. Abstracts of the 21st Annual Alabama Fisheries Association Conference, February 16-18, 2004, Gulf Shores, AL.
  25. Wells, T. & G. Carter. 2004. Hyperspectral remote sensing of indigenous and non-indigenous aquatic plant species in Mobile Bay, Alabama. Abstracts of the Marine Ecology Graduate Student Association (MEGSA) Graduate Student Symposium, January 31, 2004, Ocean Springs, MS.
  26. Wells, T. & G. Carter. 2004. Hyperspectral remote sensing of invasive wetland plants. Abstracts of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, 68th Annual Meeting, February 19-20, 2004, Biloxi, MS, p. 18.
  27. Wells, T., & G. Carter. 2004. Hyperspectral remote sensing of non-indigenous wetland plant species in Mobile Bay, Alabama. Abstracts of the 89 th Annual Ecological Society of America Meeting, August 1-6, 2004, Portland, OR, p. 538.
  28. Zimmerman, J.K., J.T. Ogle, & J.M. Lotz. 2004. Salinity Tolerance of Acartia tonsa. World Aquaculture Society. Honolulu, HI March 1-5, 2004. Book of Abstracts. World Aquaculture Society, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. USA

2003

  1. Bullard, S. A., S. S. Curran, F. Pezold, & R. M. Overstreet. 2003. Biodiversity and evolution of marine and freshwater fish parasites from the Americas and Western Africa. Graduate Student Symposium, co-hosted by U. Southern Mississippi, U. South Alabama, and Louisiana State U., Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, Alabama. February 14 th - 15 th.
  2. Curran, S. S. & Robin M. Overstreet. 2003. Tongue worms (Crustacea: Pentastomida) from Gulf Coast and Florida drainages. Graduate Student Symposium 2003, co-hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi, University of South Alabama, and Louisiana State University, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, Alabama. 15 February.
  3. Drury-McCall, D.M. & C.F. Rakocinski. 2003. Effects of grass shrimp (Palaemonetes spp.) And nutrients on widgeongrass Ruppia maritima condition through changes in epiphyte load and composition. 17th International Estuarine Research Federation Conference. September, Seattle, WA.
  4. Frasca, S Jr., V. Kirsipuu, S. Russell, S. A. Bullard, & G. W. Benz. 2003. Opercular lesions associated with infections of the sea louse, Sciaenophilus tenuis (Copepoda: Caligidae), in black drum, Pogonias cromis, from Mississippi Sound. Southeastern Society of Parasitologists, U. South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama. April 16 - 18.
  5. Frasca, S Jr., V. Kirsipuu, S. Russell, S. A. Bullard, & G. W. Benz. 2003. Opercular lesions associated with infections of the sea louse, Sciaenophilus tenuis (Copepoda: Caligidae), in black drum, Pogonias cromis, from Mississippi Sound. American Society of Parasitologists, Halifax, Nova Scotia. August 4 - 9.
  6. Geter, D., , J.W. Fournie, M.H. Brouwer, A. B. DeAngelo, R. N. Winn & W. E. Hawkins. 2003. Detoxification and mutagenic response in medaka (Oryzias latipes) exposed to an alkylating and drinking water carcinogen, Abstract #751. Society of Toxicology 42nd Annual Meeting. March 9-13, Salt Lake City, UT.
  7. Griffith, S. G., B. H. Comyns, J. S. Franks, J. R. Hendon & E. R. Hoffmayer. 2003. Early life history of four Seriola species associated with Sargassum habitat in the northcentral Gulf of Mexico. 27 th Annual Larval Fish Conference. Early Life History Section of the American Fisheries Society Santa Cruz, California. August.
  8. Jones, C. ,J.S. Lytle & T.F. Lytle 2003. Hydrocarbon Transport in Keegan Bayou, Biloxi, MS, Using Coprostanol as a Tracer.77 th Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 13 – 14 February. Hattiesburg, Mississippi..
  9. Karels, A. , S. Manning, T. H. Brouwer & M. Brouwer. 2003. Reproductive effects of estrogenic and antiestrogenic chemicals on sheepshead minnows (Cyprinodon variegatus ). Poster. Abstract Book page 178. 12 th International Symposium on Pollutant Responses in Marine Organisms. May . Tampa, Fl.
  10. Kuhl, A. & M. Brouwer. 2003. Medaka brain aromatase and its response the xenoestrogen o,p-DDT. Abstract Book page 87. 12 th International Symposium on Pollutant Responses in Marine Organisms. May. Tampa, Fl.
  11. Kuhl, A.J. & M. Brouwer. 2003. Brain aromatase and its response to the xenoestrogen o,p-DDT in Japanese Medaka. (Abstract) Soc. Env. Tox. Chem. Abstract Book: P105.
  12. Lemus, J.T ., J.T. Ogle, L.C. Nicholson, D.N. Barnes, & J.M. Lotz. 2003.  Characterization of an extensive zooplankton culture system coupled with intensive larval rearing of red snapper Lutjanus campechanus.  Presentation at the Aquaculture Interchange Program Workshop “Culture of Copepods and Applications to Marine Finfish Larval Rearing, May 5-8, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  13. Lezina, B.J. & M.S. Peterson. 2003. The importance of sample location and timing when assessing anthropogenic effects on upper-marsh surface access for estuarine nekton. GERS, 17-19 April, Pt. Aransas, TX
  14. Partyka, M.L., M.R. Weber, M.S. Peterson & S.T. Ross. 2003. Tools for rapid acquisition of quantitative data relating to the static/dynamic habitats of tidal river estuaries. GERS, 17-19 April, Pt. Aransas, TX[2 nd place student paper award]
  15. Partyka, M.L., M.R. Weber, M.S. Peterson, & S.T. Ross. 2003. Modeling of static/dynamic habitats in tidal river estuaries: tools for rapid acquisition of quantitative data. ERF, 14- 18 September, Seattle, WA
  16. Partyka, M.L ., M.Weber, M.S. Peterson, & S.T. Ross. 2003. Modeling of static/dynamic habitats in tidal river estuaries: methods and materials for processing rapid data collection using GIS and remote sensing techniques. Annual Gulf Coast Geospatial Conference, 21-24 October, Biloxi, MS.
  17. Vivian, D. N. & B. H. Comyns. 2003. The larval development of Fundulus grandis. 27 th Annual Larval Fish Conference. Early Life History Section of the American Fisheries Society Santa Cruz, California. August.
  18. Vivian, D. N. & B. H. Comyns. 2003. Preliminary developmental descriptions of Fundulus grandis. Graduate Student Symposium. Dauphin Island Sea Lab.
  19. Vivian, D. & C.F. Rakocinski. 2003. Early growth of post-larval gulf killifish (Fundulusgrandis Baird and Girard) in a restored and natural marsh in southern Mississippi. 17th International Estuarine Research Federation Conference. September, Seattle, WA.
  20. Vervaeke, W.C. & M.S. Peterson. 2003. Stage-structured, predator/prey interactions between seasonal transients and permanent residents of an estuary. GERS, 17-19 April, Pt. Aransas, TX
  21. Waggy, G., M.S. Peterson & N.J. Brown-Peterson. 2003. Aspects of early life history and reproduction of silver perch, Bairdiella chrysoura, from north-central Gulf of Mexico estuaries. ERF, 14-18 September, Seattle, WA
  22. Waggy, G.L & M.S. Peterson. 2003. Age-length relationships and reproductive seasonality of silver perch, Bairdiella chrysoura, in the northern Gulf of Mexico: preliminary results. GERS, 17-19 April, Pt. Aransas, TX
  23. Wells, T., G. A. Carter, C. Moncreiff, & J. Caldwell. 2003. Assessing aboveground primary productivity in Mississippi Gulf Coast tidal marshes by remote sensing. Abstracts of the Botany 2003 Conference, July 26-31, Mobile, AL.
  24. Zimmerman, J.K. & J.M Lotz. 2003. Graduate Student Symposium, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphine Island, Alabama, USA. Salinity tolerance of red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) eggs and larvae.
  25. Zimmerman, J.K., J.T. Ogle, & J.M Lotz. 2003. Salinity tolerance of red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) eggs and larvae. Aquaculture America 2003, New Frontiers in Aquaculture, February 18-21. Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

2002

  1. Bahnick, M., T. Henwood, G. Fitzhugh & L. Lombardi-Carlson. Age validation of economically important groupers using nuclear fallout-produced radiocarbon. Marine Fisheries Initiative 14 th Annual Conference, Palace Casino Resort Hotel, Biloxi , MS, 10-11 January 2002.
  2. Bahnick, M., J. S. Franks, H. M. Perry, T. Henwood & J. Warren. Use of radiocarbon from nuclear testing to help age yellowedge grouper, Epinephelus flavolimbatus , from the Gulf of Mexico . Joint Annual Meeting of the Mississippi and Louisiana Chapters of the American Fisheries Society, Palace Casino Resort Hotel, Biloxi, MS, 6-8 February 2002.
  3. Bahnick, M., J. S. Franks, H. M. Perry, T. Henwood & J. Warren. Use of radiocarbon from nuclear testing to help age yellowedge grouper, Epinephelus flavolimbatus , from the Gulf of Mexico . Graduate Student Symposium 2002, University of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS, 25-27 January 2002.
  4. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2002. Blood flukes (Sanguinicolidae) of fishes in the Gulf of Mexico. Program and Abstracts of the Marine and Estuarine Graduate Student Symposium (MEGSA), Ocean Springs, Mississippi. January 26.
  5. Bullard, S. A., R. M. Overstreet, T. Rainwater, & S. Platt. 2002. Taxonomy and zoogeography of ascaridoid nematodes from the stomach of Morelet’s and American crocodiles from Belize. Program and Abstracts of the Marine and Estuarine Graduate Student Symposium (MEGSA), Ocean Springs, Mississippi. January 26.
  6. Bullard, S. A., S. Frasca, & G. W. Benz. 2002. Skin and gill lesions elucidate monogenean-shark relationships. Program and Abstracts of the Marine and Estuarine Graduate Student Symposium (MEGSA), Ocean Springs, Mississippi. January 26.
  7. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2002. Pathology, ecology, and taxonomy of blood flukes (Sanguinicolidae) from hearts of fishes in the Gulf of Mexico. Program and Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Biloxi, Mississippi, page 56. February 20.
  8. Bullard, S. A., R. M. Overstreet, T. Rainwater, S. Platt, & S. M. Mcmurry. 2002. Taxonomy and zoogeography of ascaridoid nematodes from the stomach of Morelet’s and American crocodiles from Belize. Joint meeting of the Southeastern Society of Biologists and the Southeastern Society of Parasitologists, Boone, North Carolina, page 14. April 12.
  9. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2002. Pathological effects of blood flukes (Sanguinicolidae). International Congress of Parasitology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, page 114. August 9 th. Abstract, International.
  10. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2002. Pathological effects of blood flukes (Sanguinicolidae) on marine fishes relative to aquaculture. Fourth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health. New Orleans, Louisiana. September 1- 5.
  11. Drury, D.M. & C. Rakocinski. 2002. Effects of grass shrimp Palaemonetes sp. density manipulations on Ruppiamaritima growth under ambient and nutrient enriched conditions. 6 th Bi-Annual Basics of the Basin Research Symposium and Gulf Estuarine Research Society, Annual Meeting  May. New Orleans, LA.  [ Best Student Paper Award]
  12. Kuhl, A.J., Brouwer, M. 2002. Cloning and sequencing of brain aromatase in medaka and its response to developmental exposure to estradiol. (Abstract) Soc. Env. Tox. Chem. Abstract Book: P734.
  13. Phillips, A.M .B., D. Jay Grimes & J. L.Williams. 2002. Viable but nonculturable Escherichia coli: A study comparing the direct viable count procedure with membrane filtration for total E. coli agar enumeration. 66 th Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. January. Biloxi, Mississippi.
  14. Phillips, A.M .B., D. Jay Grimes & J. L.Williams. 2002. Viable but nonculturable Escherichia coli: A study comparing the direct viable count procedure with membrane filtration for total E. coli agar enumeration. American Society for Microbiology 102 nd General Meeting. May. Salt Lake City, Utah
  15. Salazar A. L. & J. M. Lotz. 2002. Development of a semi-quantitative infectivity assay for white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in the white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. World Aquaculture 2002. Annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society. April 23 – 26, Beijing, China.
  16. Vincent, A. G., V. M. Breland & J. M. Lotz. 2002. Experimental infection of necrotizing hepatopancreatitis (NHP) in Litopenaeus vannamei by injection and ingestion. Fourth International Symposium of Aquatic Animal Health. New Orleans, LA September 2-6.
  17. Woodley, C.M. , W.C. Vervaeke, W.T. Slack, & M.S. Peterson. 2002. Occurrence of the exotic Giant Malaysian prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii (de Man, 1879), in Simmons Bayou, Mississippi. Joint MS/LA AFS Chapter meeting, 7-8 February, Biloxi, MS.
  18. Zapfe, G.A. & C. Rakocinski. 2002. Effects of marsh access on the feeding success and growth of juvenile spot, Leiostomus xanthurus. Mississippi/Louisiana Chapters of the American Fisheries Society, Annual Meeting. February. Biloxi, MS.  [ Best Student Paper Award - Mississippi AFS].
  19. Zimmerman, J. K., J. M. Lotz, & J. T. Ogle. 2002. Salinity tolerance of red snapper Lutjanus campechanus eggs and larvae. Aquaculture America 2002. Annual meeting of the U.S. Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society. 27 - 30 January. San Diego, California, USA.

2001

  1. Bahnick, M., H. M. Perry, J. S. Franks & T. Henwood. 2001. A preliminary investigation of sagittal otoliths as ageing structures for yellowedge grouper, Epinephelus flavolimbatus . Graduate Student Symposium 2001, University of South Alabama, Dauphin Island, AL, 16-18 January.
  2. Bullard, S. A., S. Frasca, & G. W. Benz. 2001. Lesions associated with the monogenean Erpocotyle tiburonis on gills of wild and captive bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo). Program and abstracts of the annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Science, Tupelo, Mississippi page 55. February 7 th. Abstract, Regional.
  3. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2001. Blood flukes (Sanguinicolidae) from hearts of Gulf of Mexico fishes. Program and abstracts of the annual meeting of the Southeastern Society of Parasitologists, Berry College, Rome, Georgia, May 16 th.
  4. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2001. Blood flukes (Sanguinicolidae) from fishes of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Program and abstracts of the annual meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists, Albuquerque, New Mexico page 84. July 2.
  5. Bullard, S. A., R. M. Overstreet, S. D. Snyder, & R. M. Bruch. 2001. Potential pathological effects of blood flukes (Digenea: Sanguinicolidae) on captive sturgeons. Extended Abstracts: Aquaculture and General Biology of the 4th International Symposium on Sturgeon, Oshkosh, Wisconsin page GB-13. July 12.
  6. Frasca, S. Jr., S. A. Bullard, & G. W. Benz. 2001. Lesions provide clues to the life histories of two monogeneans that infect sharks. Program and Abstracts of the International Association of Aquatic Animals and Medicine, Tampa, Florida.
  7. Flowers, C. H. Jr., J. M. Lotz & V. M. Breland. 2001. Experimental infection of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) with white spot syndrome virus: evaluation of waterborne transmission. Annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. 7-9 February, Tupelo, Mississippi.
  8. Lemus, J. T., J. T. Ogle, & J. M. Lotz. 2001. The effect of different harvest volumes on calanoid copepod cultures using the brown water technique. Aquaculture ‘01, Orlando FL. January 21-25. World Aquaculture Society.
  9. Lemus, J. T. Ogle & J. M. Lotz. 2001. The effect of different harvest volumes on calanoid copepod cultures. Annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. 7-9 February, Tupelo, Mississippi.
  10. Salazar A.L., M. A. Soto, & J. M. Lotz. 2001. Effect of chronic Taura Syndrome Virus (TSV) infections on survival of the shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei exposed to salinity stress. Aquaculture ‘01, Orlando FL. January 21-25. World Aquaculture Society.
  11. Salazar A. L., M. A. Soto & J. M. Lotz. 2001. The effects of salinity stress on survival of naive and chronic, Taura syndrome virus infected shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) Annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. 7-9 February, Tupelo, Mississippi.
  12. Soto, M. A., J. M. Lotz & V. R. Shervette. 2001. Relative susceptibility of Litopenaeus vannamei (Kona stock) to white spot syndrome virus. Aquaculture ‘01, Orlando FL. January 21-25. World Aquaculture Society.
  13. Soto, M. A., V. Shervette & J. M. Lotz. 2001. Relative susceptibility of Litopenaeus vannamei (Kona stock) to white spot syndrome virus and Taura syndrome virus. Annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. 7-9 February, Tupelo, Mississippi.
  14. Woodley, C.M . & M.S. Peterson. 2001. Can we quantify increased predation stress due to habitat loss? GERS annual meeting, 13-14 November, Hammond, LA. Gulf and Caribbean Research 13:99. [Best Student Paper Award].
  15. Woodley, C.M . & M.S. Peterson. 2001. Measuring predation threat using behavioral and physiological metrics: implications for habitat loss in estuarine ecosystems. Joint ERF & ECSA Meeting, 4-8 November 2001, St. Petersburg, FL [Best Student Poster Award from the European Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association].
  16. Zapfe, G.A. & C. Rakocinski. 2001. of marsh access and restriction on the feeding habits of juvenile spot, Leiostomus xanthurus. 16th International Estuarine Research Federation Conference.  (November 2001),  St. Pete Beach, FL. 

2000

  1. Bullard, S. A., R. M. Overstreet, & J. S. Braswell. 2000. Tegumental spines of blood flukes (Digenea: Sanguinicolidae) from the heart of requiem sharks (Carcharhinidae) and drums (Sciaenidae) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Program and abstracts of the joint meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists and Society of Protozoologists, San Juan, Puerto Rico page 54. June 25.
  2. Bullard, S. A., R. M. Overstreet & J. S. Braswell. 2000. Tegumental spines of blood flukes (Digenea: Sanguinicolidae) from the heart of requiem sharks (Carcharhinidae) and drums (Sciaenidae) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Program and abstracts of the annual meeting of the Southeastern Society of Parasitologists and Association of Southeastern Biologists, Chattanooga, Tennessee page 13. April 9.
  3. Bullard, S. A., A. Soto & R. M. Overstreet. 2000. What the heck is going on: observations of Cyclocotyla louisianensis on Livoneca ovalis and Menticirrhus saxatilis. Late breaker session of the American Society of Parasitologists and the Society of Nematodologists, Monterey, California. June 28.
  4. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2000. Potential pathological effects of blood flukes (Digenea: Sanguinicolidae) on pen-reared marine fishes. Program and abstracts of the 53 rd annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, Biloxi, Mississippi. November 6.
  5. Flowers, C.H. Jr., J. M. Lotz & V. Breland. 2000. Experimental infection of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) with white spot virus. Annual meeting of World Aquaculture Society. 2 - 5 February. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  6. Geter D.R., M. Brouwer, W.E. Hawkins & J.W. Fournie. 2000. P-nitrophenol metabolism by Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes) liver microsomes and S-9 fraction: Additional evidence for the existence of a CYP2E1-like isoform in teleosts. American Fisheries Society/Fish Health Section Annual Meeting, September 6-8, Pensacola, FL.
  7. Karels, A., & Brouwer, M. 2000. Reproductive effects of estrogenic chemicals on sheepshead minnows. J. Miss. Acad. Sci. 45: 20.
  8. Soto, M.A. & J. M. Lotz. 2000. Penaeid shrimp and white spot virus: factors affecting the potential introduction of a nonindigeneous virus. Joint meeting of the British Ecological Society and the Ecological Society of America. 10 - 13 April. Orlando, Florida, USA.
  9. Soto, M.A. & J. M. Lotz. 2000. Transmission of white spot virus to Litopenaeus vannamei (Crustacea: Penaeidae). Annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. 24 - 25 February. Biloxi, Mississippi, USA.
  10. Soto, M.A., J. M. Lotz, V.M. Breland & R.M. Overstreet. 2000. Studies on waterborne transmission of Taura virus and white spot virus to penaeid shrimp of the Americas. Annual meeting of World Aquaculture Society. 2 - 5 February. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  11. Soto, M. A., V. Shervette & J. M. Lotz. 2000. Susceptibility of Litopenaeus vannamei and Farfantepeneaus duorarum to white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) and infection of Menippe adina with WSSV. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. 6 - 10 November. Biloxi, Mississippi, USA.
  12. Syring, R. A., Hoexum-Brouwer, T., & Brouwer, M. 2000. Determination of cDNA sequences of two cadmium-inducible and one copper-specific metallothionein in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, and their potential as bioindicators of toxic trace metals. J. Miss. Acad. Sci. 45: 21.
  13. Wheeler, K. , C. C. Stark, & R. W. Heard. 2002. A preliminary study of the summer feeding habits of juvenile Florida pompano (Trachinotus carolinus) for open and protected beaches of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico.-Proceedings of the 53 rd Annual Conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, Biloxi, MS. 6 November.

1999

  1. Bullard, S. A., S. Frasca, Jr., & G. W. Benz. 1999. Skin lesions caused by Dermophthirius penneri (Monogenea: Microbothriidae) on wild-caught blacktip sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus). Southeastern Society of Parasitologists, Columbiana, Alabama abstract #20. April 7.
  2. Bullard, S. A., S. Frasca, Jr., & G. W. Benz. 1999. Skin lesions caused by Dermophthirius penneri (Monogenea: Microbothriidae) on wild-caught blacktip sharks, Carcharhinus limbatus (Carcharhinidae). Program and abstracts of the joint meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists and the Society of Nematodologists, Monterey, California, page 118. July 6.
  3. Flowers, C.H. Jr., J. M. Lotz & V. Breland. 1999. Infectivity to the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) of white spot virus. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Book of Abstracts. 24- 26 February. Tupelo, Mississippi.
  4. Soto, M.A., J. M. Lotz, JR. Warren & A.M. Moore. 1999. The spatial and temporal distribution of wild shrimp populations may determine if and when viral epizootics occur. Aquaculture America ‘99 Book of Abstracts. World Aquaculture Society, 27 - 30 January, Tampa, Florida.
  5. Soto, M.A., J. M. Lotz, JR. Warren & A.M. Moore. 1999. Fitting, Testing, and Grouping Negative Binomial Distributions from Shrimp Population Data. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Book of Abstracts. 24-26 February. Tupelo, Mississippi.
  6. Syring, R.A., Hoexum Brouwer, T., & Brouwer, M. 1999.Determination of cDNA sequences of two cadmium-inducible and one copper-specific metallothionein in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, and their potential as bioindicators of toxic trace metals. Soc. Env. Tox. Chem. Abstract Book: PWA254.

1998

  1. Bullard, S. A., S. S. Curran & R. M. Overstreet. 1998. Two species of Calicotyle (Monogenea) from the Gulf of California. Southeastern Society of Parasitologists, Clemson, South Carolina. April 23.
  2. Bullard, S. A., S. S. Curran & R. M. Overstreet. 1998. Metazoan parasites from the Gulf of California: The monogenean genus Calicotyle. Symposium on the metazoan parasites of elasmobranchs from the Gulf of California. Program and abstracts of the annual meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists, Kona, Hawaii page 59. August 18.