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Spring 2010 Seminars




Seminar Title

Committee Contact (Host)

Jan 15 Scott Santos
Dept. of Biological Sciences & Cell and Molecular Biosciences Peak Program 
Auburn University
Islands in the Sea: Population Endemism, Host Specificity and Temporal Stability in Symbiotic Dinoflagellates (Symbiodinium, Dinophyta) of Tropical Coral Reefs Rachel Rein, CofC (R. Rein)
Jan 22 Michael Loudin 
Manager, Global Geoscience Recruiting & Early Career Program 
Exxon Mobil 
Energy in the 21st Century: Issues and Concerns Jennifer Keller, NIST (J. Keller)
Jan 29 Kristin Hardy
Oceans & Human Health Postdoctoral Scholar
Skeletal Muscle Structure in the Atlantic Blue Crab: Designed for Exercise? Lou Burnett, CofC (K. Burnett)
Feb 5 David Griffith
Institute for Coastal Science & Policy
East Carolina University
Harold's Fall: The Fishing Communities of Little River and Shem Creek, SC Bethney Ward, CSC (B. Ward)
Feb 12 Scott France 
Dept. of Biology 
The Univ. of Lousiana at Lafayette
In the Abyss: Studying the Evolution of Deep-sea Corals Lou Burnett, CofC (L. Burnett)
Feb 19 Brian Smith
NOAA Coastal Services Center
Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning: Can alternative energy drive an alternative foundation for ocean resource management? Bethney Ward, CSC (B. Ward)
Mar 5      
Mar 12 No Seminar Spring Break (March 7-13)
Mar 19 George Grice, Jr. Lecture
Richard Satterlie
Univ. of North Carolina Wilmington
Neural Control of Jellyfish Swimming: A Tale of Two Georges Lou Burnett, CofC (B. Podolsky)
Mar 26 Ailsa Hall
Univ. of St. Andrews
Marine Mammal Epidemiology: Using the Human Experience Jennifer Keller, NIST (J. Keller)
Apr 2 Tara Cox
Savannah State University
Integrating Science and Policy to Conserve Marine Mammals Jennifer Keller, NIST (J. Keller)
Apr 9 Erin Lipp
University of Georgia
Oceans & Human Health Seminar: 
Significance of Marine Reservoirs for Environmental Pathogens
Bobbie Lyon, MUSC (B. Lyon)
Apr 16 M. Richard DeVoe 
SC Sea Grant Consortium
The South Atlantic Alliance: 
A Southeastern Governors Initiative to Address Regional Coastal and Ocean Opportunities and Challenges
Denise Sanger, SC Sea Grant (D. Sanger)
Apr 23 Amanda Southwood Williard 
Univ. of North Carolina Wilmington
Biology and Conservation of Diamondback Terrapins in Cape Fear, North Carolina Jennifer Keller, NIST (J. Keller)