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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 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
MUSC
Algal Blooms as an Emerging Source for Novel Therapeutics for the Control of Cancer Frank Marí/Erik Svendsen, NIST (Frank Marí)
Feb 3 Marie DeLorenzo
NOAA
Comparative Toxicity of Three Shoreline Cleaner Products in Estuarine Organisms: Mesocosm and Laboratory Exposures Paul Pennington, NOAA (P. Pennington)
Feb 10
Feb 17 Christine Bedore
Georgia Southern University
Sensory Ecology of Elasmobranch Fishes Jeanette Huber, CofC MES (J. Huber)
Feb 24 Ben Parrott
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory/University of Georgia
A Means to Adapt, a Means to Disrupt: Epigenome-by-Environment Dynamics Underlying Sex Determination and Reproductive Perturbations in the American Alligator Paul Pennington, NOAA (P. Pennington)

Mar 3

No Seminar  CofC Spring Break

Mar 10

No Seminar  CofC Spring Break
Mar 17 Tom Frankovich
Florida International University
Charismatic Microflora: Unique Diatom Assemblages on Manatees and Sea Turtles Peter Kingsley-Smith, DNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)
Mar 24 Kimberly Kanapeckas
SCDNR
Population Genetic Tools for Species Conservation and Management  Peter Kingsley-Smith, DNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)
Mar 31 R. Sean Norman
University of South Carolina
Socio-Ecological Coupling of Antibiotic Resistance Erik Svenden, MUSC (E. Svendsen)
Apr 7 Scott Harris
College of Charleston
Evolution of the Edge of the Continent, From the Fall Zone to the Shelf Break Erik Sotka, CofC (E. Sotka)
Apr 14 Michael Kendrick
SCDNR
River Ecosystems in a Changing Arctic 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