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Spring 2008 Seminars




Seminar Title

Committee Contact

Jan 11 Josh Eagle
USC School of Law
Institutional Frameworks for Ecosystem-based Management Rachael King (SC DNR)
Jan 18 David Burdick
Marine Program
University of New Hampshire
Evaluation of Tidal Marsh Restoration in New England Bethney Ward (CSC)
Jan 25 Sonya Dyhrman
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Microbial Oceanography: From Genomes to Geochemical Cycles Mike Janech
Feb 1 Derk Bergquist
Topic: Beach renourishment impacts Rachael King (SC DNR)
Feb 8
Special Time 4 p.m.
James T. Carlton
Professor of Marine Sciences
Williams College
Marine Bioinvasions: History, Science, and Policy Issues Colloquium Committee
Feb 15 Dave Rotstein
NOAA Cooperative Center for Marine Animal Health 
University of Tennessee
Marine Mammal Pathology & Population Health Jill Stewart (CCEHBR)
Feb 22 No Seminar    
Feb 29 No Seminar CofC Spring Break  
Mar 7 No Seminar CofC Spring Break  
Mar 14
Special Time 4 p.m.
Mike Orbach
Duke Marine Lab
The Human Dimension of Ecosystem-Based Management Bethney Ward (CSC)
Mar 21 Sean Norman
University of South Carolina
Bacterial Communication in Microbial Mats:A Metagenomic Approach to Understanding Quorum Sensing Gene Diversity Mike Janech (MUSC)
Mar 28 Darwin Jorgensen
Roanoke College
Walking Around Underwater and Fighting Infection: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Function in Lobsters and Blue Crabs Lou Burnett (CofC)
Apr 4 Larry Smarr
Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering
University of California San Diego
Cyberinfrastructure for Ocean Observing Mike Janech (MUSC)
Apr 11 Erik Smith
Baruch Marine Field Laboratory
University of South Carolina
Microbial Heterotrophy in Tidal Creeks of a Southeastern U.S. Salt Marsh Estuary Lou Burnett (CofC)
Apr 18 S. A. Borgianini & J. L. Staton
Dept. of Biological Sciences
University of South Carolina Beaufort
The Effects of Limitations on Larval Dispersal in the Red-Jointed Fiddler Crab Populations in a River Dominated Estuary Lou Burnett (CofC)