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Fort Johnson Marine Science Seminar Series

Place: MRRI Auditorium at Fort Johnson

Time: 4 p.m. on Friday afternoons, unless otherwise posted
Refreshments: before each seminar and at a reception with the seminar speaker, which occurs at the SCDNR Outdoor Classroom after the seminar

Archives of Fort Johnson Seminars

Fall 2018 Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Seminar Title Committee Contact (Host)
Aug 24 Leslie Sautter
College of Charleston
Exploring our Seaward Backyard Susannah Sheldon (Rick DeVoe)
Aug 31 William S. Baldwin
Clemson University
Cyp2b-null Mice are Susceptible to High-Fat Diet Induced Obesity Demetri Spyropoulos (Demetri Spyropoulos)
Sep 7 Shane Boylan
South Carolina Aquarium
Sea Turtle Medicine South Carolina Style

Peter Kingsley-Smith (Peter Kingsley-Smith)

Sep 14 Seminar Cancelled Hurricane Florence
Sep 21 Michael Janech
College of Charleston
Using Proteomics to Create Tools for Marine Mammal Kidney Health Paul Pennington (Paul Pennington)
Sep 28 Kathy Moore
NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Marine Forensics Laboratory
A Walk on the Wild Side of Forensics Paul Pennington (Paul Pennington)
Oct 5 Troy Farmer
Clemson University
SEMINAR CANCELLED Natural Tracers as a Tool to Inform Fisheries Management 

Peter Kingsley-Smith (Tanya Darden)

Oct 12

No Seminar Student Research Colloquium weekend
Oct 19 Andrea Margiotta
South Carolina Aquarium
South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch: A Sustainable Seafood Initiative Paul Pennington (Paul Pennington)
Oct 26 Peter van den Hurk
Clemson University
Phylogenetic Origins for Differences in Detoxification Enzymes in Marine Fish and Other Vertebrates Demetri Spyropoulos (D. Spyropoulos)
Nov 2 Laura Mydlarz
University of Texas Arlington
Coral Ecology, Coral Disease and Bleaching: What Will Coral Reefs Look Like in the Future? Frank Marí (Frank Marí)
Nov 9 Michael KempLaura Murray
recently retired from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Eutrophication, hypoxia, and sea grasses Peter Kingsley-Smith (Denise Sanger)
Nov 16 Jocelyn Karazsia
NOAA Fisheries Service, Southeast Regional Office
Detecting sedimentation impacts to coral reefs resulting from dredging the Port of Miami, Florida USA Paul Pennington (Pace Wilber)

Nov 23

No Seminar Thanksgiving
Nov 30 Moshe Rhodes
College of Charleston
The Oceans x10: Life at the Limits of Salinity Demetri Spyropoulos (Demetri Spyropoulos)

Instructions and Information for Speakers for downloading

Links to the Fort Johnson Partners

Members of the Fort Johnson Seminar Committee