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Fall 2011 Seminars




Seminar Title

Committee Contact (Host)

Aug 26 Kelly Robinson
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources 
University of Georgia
A Comparison of the Fish Communities in Managed and Unmanaged Wetlands in Coastal South Carolina Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR
Sept 2    
Sept 9 Matt Jenny 
University of Alabama
Understanding the Evolution, Diversity, and Regulation of Stress Response Pathways Bobbie Lyon, MUSC (B. Lyon)
Sept 16 Andrew Shedlock 
College of Charleston
Mobile DNA, Digital Transcriptomics, and the Evolution of Amniote Genome Structure and Function Craig Plante, CofC (C. Plante)
Sept 23 John Bruno
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Student Research Colloquium Colloquium Committee
Sept 30 Fran Van Dolah
Toxin Biosynthesis in Dinoflagellates: Insights from Genomic Studies in the Florida Red Tide,Karenia brevis Stacy Vander Pol, NIST (S. Vander Pol)
Oct 7 Ron Tjerdeema
UC Davis
Application of NMR-Based Metabolomics to Aquatic Toxicology NIST
Oct 14 Tammi Richardson 
University of South Carolina
The "Five Ws" of Phytoplankton Ecology Dianne Greenfield, SCDNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)
Oct 21 Lisa Vandiver
NOAA's Restoration Center
Implementation of Low Impact Development Practices (LID) for Coastal South Carolina: Oak Terrace Preserve Denise Sanger, SC Sea Grant (D. Sanger)
Oct 28 No Seminar GPMB Fall Faculty Meeting  
Nov 4 Gavin Naylor
College of Charleston
Just Why Are There So Many Different Kinds of Organisms on the Planet? Craig Plante, CofC (C. Plante)
Nov 11 No Seminar No Seminar
Nov 18 Patrick Jodice
USGS South Carolina Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
Seabird Research in the Southeastern US and Bahamas Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)
Nov 25 No Seminar Thanksgiving Holiday  
Dec 2 Willie Wilson 
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Coccolithoviruses: Life and Death After Genome Sequencing Jessica McCoy, MUSC (J. McCoy)