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Spring 2006 Seminars




Seminar Title

Committee Contact

Jan 13 Steve Morris
University of Bristol
Crabs on the Run:  Migration to Molecules - Understanding the Ecophysiology of the Terrestrial Christmas Island Red Crab Lou Burnett
Jan 20 No Seminar Seminar Canceled  
Jan 27 Madilyn Fletcher
Director, Baruch Institute for Marine & Coastal Sciences
University of South Carolina

Coastal Ocean Observing Systems – How University Science Is Targeting Community Needs

Lou Burnett (CofC)
Feb 3 Lora Fleming
School of Medicine
University of Miami
Florida Red Tides:  Environmental Exposures and Human Health Effects Jill Stewart (CCEHBR)
Feb 10 Nat Scholz
NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Seattle, WA
A Sensory System at the Interface Between Stormwater Runoff and Salmon Survival Bethney Ward (CSC)
Feb 17 Rick DeVoe
Director, SC Sea Grant
Panel Discussion:  Communicating Science John Dwyer (SC Sea Grant)
Jeffrey S. Levinton
Dept. of Ecology and Evolution
SUNY at Stony Brook

Fiddler Crabs as a Model System for Integrating Functional Biology and Evolutionary History

Colloquium Committee
Mar 3 Brian Helmuth
Dept. of Biological Sciences
University of South Carolina
Living on the Edge of Two Changing Worlds: Forecasting Responses to Climate Change in Rocky Intertidal Ecosystems Rachael King (SCDNR)
Mar 10 No Seminar CofC Spring Break  
Mar 17 Cecil Jennings
Warnell School of Forest Resources
University of Georgia
Water for Riverine Fishes: Which Fishes, How Much Water, and When? Rachael King (SCDNR)
Mar 24 Jeffrey Tomkins
Director, Clemson University Genomics Institute
Dept. Genetics & Biochemistry
An Integrated Physical-Genetic Framework In Mimulus, A Model Plant System For Ecological Genomics Dan Newton (MUSC)
Mar 31 Malcolm Campbell
Dept. of Biology
Davidson College
Science Magazine Article "Genome Consortium for Active Teaching" by Campbell et al.
Genomics and Undergraduate Research Chris Bradshaw (CofC)
Apr 7 Rebecca Heltsley
Use of Non-lethal Techniques to Evaluate Organic Contaminants in Aquatic Ecosystems Steven Christopher (NIST)
Apr 14 Bob Becker
Strom Thurmond Institute of Government & Public Affairs
Clemson University
Understanding Implications of Social, Economic and Political Trends in Environmental Research Efforts Steven Christopher (NIST)
Apr 21 Ed Houde
Univ. of Maryland
Center for Environmental Science
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory
Fisheries Ecosystem Planning: Can Ecosystem-Based Approaches Be Instituted in Chesapeake Bay Jill Stewart (CCEHBR)