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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 2014 Seminar Schedule

DateSpeakerSeminar TitleCommittee Contact (Host)
Jan 10 Erin Burge 
Coastal Carolina University
Using Underwater Video to Monitor Fish Assemblages on North Carolina Hardbottom Habitats Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (L. Burnett)
Jan 17

Sherine Chan
MUSC

Mitochondrial Dysfunction: Zebrafish Models, Assays and Therapeutics Ben Parrott, MUSC (B. Parrott)
Jan 24 No Seminar AFS Meeting in Charleston
Jan 31 Jason Waters
NIST Gaithersburg 
Influences of Inorganic Marine Chemistry on the Functional Definitions of pH Rusty Day, NIST (R. Day)
Feb 7 Tsvetan Bachvaroff
University of Maryland
Genomics of Dinoflagellates and Polyketide Synthases Paul Pennington, NOAA (F. Van Dolah)
Feb 14 Amy Fowler
SCDNR 
Marine Parasites and Invasions: A One-Sided Love Story Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)
Feb 21 Aaron Watson
SCDNR
Utilizing "-omics" to Improve Aquaculture Nutrition Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (M. Denson)
Feb 28 No Seminar CofC Spring Break
Mar 7 No Seminar CofC Spring Break
Mar 14 Walter Bubley
SCDNR 
Observed Shift and Habitat Partitioning of Common Elasmobranch Species  Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (C. Plante)
Mar 21 Paul Becker
NIST 
The NIST Pacific Islands Program Rusty Day, NIST (R. Day)
Mar 28 Elizabeth Jones Sbrocco
Duke University

An Integrated Approach to the Study of Late Quaternary Climate Change on Indo-Pacific Coral Reefs

Lou Burnett, CofC (L. Burnett)
Apr 4 John Robinson
SCDNR 

Population Genomic ABC Applied to Models of Divergence with Gene Flow

Peter Kingsley-Smith, SCDNR (P. Kingsley-Smith)
Apr 11 Ken Halanych
Auburn University 

Two for the show: An Antarctic Odyssey & A New View on Old Animals

Lou Burnett, CofC (B. Podolsky)
Apr 18

David Volz
University of South Carolina

High-Content Screening of Chemical Toxicity in Zebrafish Embryos Paul Pennington, NOAA (P. Pennington)

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Members of the Fort Johnson Seminar Committee