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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
STUDENT RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM Colloquium Committee, Fort Johnson
Oct 7 Richard Porcher Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)

Oct 14

No Seminar GPMB Fall Faculty Meeting
Oct 21 Alistair Poore
University of New South Wales
TOPIC: Plant-herbivore interactions & biodiversity Erik Sotka, CofC (E. Sotka)
Oct 28
Nov 4 Kim Ritchie
Mote Marine Laboratory
TOPIC: Marine Ecology Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)
Nov 11 Mark Hamann
Medical University of South Carolina
TOPIC: Marine Biochemistry Frank Marí, NIST (F. Marí)
Nov 18 Shannon Corrigan
College of Charleston
TOPIC: Molecular biology and geographic distributions in sharks Jeanette Huber, CofC (G. Naylor)

Nov 25

No Seminar Thanksgiving Break
Dec 2 Stephanie Kamel
University of North Carolina Wilmington
TOPIC: Social/behavioral ecology and genetics - turtles, eelgrass Erik Sotka, CofC (E. Sotka)

Instructions and Information for Speakers for downloading

Links to the Fort Johnson Partners

Members of the Fort Johnson Seminar Committee