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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 MUSC White House or the SCDNR Outdoor Classroom after the seminar

Archives of Fort Johnson Seminars

Spring 2017 Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Seminar Title Committee Contact (Host)
Jan 13
Jan 20 Richard Porcher
The Citadel (Retired)
How Carolina Rice Influenced the Ecological and Cultural History of the Lowcountry Peter Kingsley-Smith, DNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)
Jan 27 Mark Hamann
TOPIC: Marine Biochemistry Frank Marí/Erik Svendsen, NIST (Frank Marí)
Feb 3 Marie DeLorenzo
Comparative Toxicity of Three Shoreline Cleaner Products in Estuarine Organisms: Mesocosm and Laboratory Exposures Paul Pennington, NOAA (P. Pennington)
Feb 10
Feb 17
Feb 24 Ben Parrot
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory/University of Georgia
TOPIC: Molecular mechanisms and ecological impacts of epigenome-by-environment dynamics (primarily in alligators and humans) Paul Pennington, NOAA (P. Pennington)

Mar 3

No Seminar CofC Spring Break

Mar 10

No Seminar  CofC Spring Break
Mar 17 Thomas Frankovich
University of Virginia
Charismatic Microflora: Unique Diatom Assemblages on Manatees and Sea Turtles Peter Kingsley-Smith, DNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)
Mar 24 Kimberly Kanapeckas TBD
Mar 31 David Owens 
College of Charleston (Retired)
TOPIC: Fulbright report from trip to Myanmar Paul Pennington, NOAA (P. Pennington)
Apr 7 Sean Norman
University of South Carolina
Socio-ecological Coupling of Antibiotic Resistance Erik Svenden, MUSC (E. Svendsen)
Apr 14 Michael Kendrick
TBD Peter Kingsley-Smith, DNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)
Apr 21 Andrew Steen 
University of Tennessee Knoxville
What Silverware to Use When You're 100,000 Years Late for Dinner Paul Pennington, NOAA (J. DiTullio)

Apr 28

No Seminar CofC Final Exams

Instructions and Information for Speakers for downloading

Links to the Fort Johnson Partners

Members of the Fort Johnson Seminar Committee