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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

Fall 2016 Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Seminar Title Committee Contact (Host)
Aug 26 Massimiliano Lega
University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
Environmental Forensics: A New Challenge for Environmental Research Erik Sotka, CofC (J. DiTullio)
Sep 9 Wilfried Karmaus
University of Memphis
Maternal Consumption of Contaminated Fish in Michigan and Health Sequels in Their Daughters - Current Findings and Future Studies Erik Svendsen, MUSC (E. Svendsen)
Sep 16 Raymond Norton
Monash University, Australia
 Peptide Toxins from Marine Organisms as Therapeutic Leads Frank Marí, NIST (F. Marí)
Sep 23 F. Joseph Pollock
Pennsylvania State University and 
Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders in Marine Science
The Global Coral Microbiome Project and Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders in Marine Science: Conservation Through Science and Community Empowerment  Paul Pennington, NOAA (C. Plante)
Sep 30 David Hastings
Eckerd College Marine Science
Six Years after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Iimpacts on Marine Sediments and Fish
Colloquium Committee, Fort Johnson
Oct 7 Richard Porcher
Retired Professor of Biology, The Citadel
How Carolina Rice Influenced the Ecological and Cultural History of the Lowcountry
Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)

Oct 14

No Seminar  
Oct 21 Alistair Poore
University of New South Wales

From Tiny Grazers to Global Impacts of Marine Herbivores

Erik Sotka, CofC (E. Sotka)
Oct 28 Robert Crimian
The Nature Conservancy
TNC Ocean and Coasts: What’s Going On and Why Marine Conservation Matters in the South Atlantic Susannah Sheldon, SC Sea Grant (S. Sheldon)
Nov 4 Kim Ritchie
University of South Carolina - Beaufort
Immunity and Beneficial Marine Microbes: From Corals to Sharks and Rays Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)

Nov 11

No Seminar Veterans Day
Nov 18 Shannon Corrigan
College of Charleston
Select Insights from the Chondrichthyan Tree of Life Project Jeanette Huber, CofC (G. Naylor)

Nov 25

No Seminar Thanksgiving Break
Dec 2 Stephanie Kamel
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Family Matters: Social Interactions and the Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrates

Erik Sotka, CofC (E. Sotka)

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Links to the Fort Johnson Partners

Members of the Fort Johnson Seminar Committee