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Marine Science Seminars

Seminars held at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Departmental Seminars, 2012

Friday, December 7, 3:30 pm

Biogeochemical processes of Macondo crude oil and small peptides in the northern Gulf of Mexico

Dr. Zhanfei Liu
Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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Friday, November 16, 3:30 pm

Urban emissions of nitrous oxide and methane: Perspectives from the Los Angeles megacity

Dr. Amy Townsend-Small
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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Friday, November 9, 3:30 pm

Tracking fish migrations and habitat quality with geochemical markers

Dr. Benjamin D. Walther
Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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Friday, November 2, 3:30 pm

The influence of environmental factors on solar-radiation-enhanced dissolution of particulate organic matter from suspended estuarine sediments

Qiyuan Liu
Masters Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, November 2, 3:30 pm

Deciphering the role of protozoan vs. bacteria in the hydrolysis of a tetrapeptide during a harmful algal bloom

Shuting Liu
Doctoral Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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Friday, October 19, 3:30 pm

Trophic interactions, chemical cues, and the role of intraspecific variation on oyster reefs

Dr. Lee Smee
Assistant Professor, Biology, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

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Friday, September 14, 1:00 pm

High-throughput analytical techniques for select persistent organic pollutants - expanding research opportunities

Dr. Bikram Subedi
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Baylor University

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Friday, August 17, 3:00 pm

Influence on the Mississippi River plume on diazotroph distributions in the Northern Gulf of Mexico during summer

Ellen Knapke
Master's Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, August 17, 1:30 pm

Factors affecting reproductive success and population productivity in marine fishes

Dr. Susan Lowerre-Barbieri
Research Scientist, Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Thursday, August 16, 2:00 pm

The role of protozoan grazers in harmful algal bloom dynamics: Tools for community and grazing analyses

Jena Campbell
Doctoral Candidate, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Monday, August 6, 11:00 am

Parasite got your tongue? The evolution of life history traits of an isopod parasitizing Atlantic Croaker

Colt Cook
Master's Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, August 3, 2:00 pm

Modeling plankton community dynamics from time-series data

Dr. Lindsay Scheef
Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas Marine Science Institiute

Friday, July 27, 2:00 pm

Lessons from Woods Hole and PGRMC1

Dr. Joseph Aizen
Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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Friday, July 27, 10:00 am

Freshwater residency patterns of southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) on the Texas Gulf Coast

Megan K. Nims
Master's Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, July 27, 2:00 pm

Southern flounder spawning success is dependent on high sperm motility and abundant membrane progestin receptor-alpha expression on the sperm plasma membrane

Wenxian Tan
Doctoral Candidate, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, July 13, 2:00 pm

Connecting ecology and governance in the Gulf of Mexico

Harriet Nash
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi-Harte Research Institiute

Friday, June 29, 1:30 pm

Reproductive and molecular responses of Atlantic croaker to hypoxia

Dr. Md. Saydur Rahman
Research Scientist, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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Friday, June 22, 1:30 pm

Otoliths - It's all in the ear

Dr. Skye Woodcock
Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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Friday, June 15, 3:00 pm

From seals to stewardship: The story of my Antarctic adventure

Dr. Kiersten Madden
Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, June 8, 1:30 pm

Biogeochemistry and trophic ecology in near-bottom waters of the Canadian Beaufort Sea shelf (Arctic Ocean): combining bulk stable isotopes and lipids

Dr. Tara Connelly
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, June 1, 2:00 pm

Responses of two heterokonts to variables throughout their subtidal microenvironments from Western Antarctica and Western Florida

Dr. Philip Bucolo
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Monday, May 14, 3:00 pm

Freshwater contributions and nitrogen sources in a South Texas estuarine ecosystem: A time-integrated story from stable isotope ratios in the Eastern Oyster

Karen Bishop
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Monday, May 7, 10:30 am

Freshwater inflows in the Nueces Delta, Texas: Impacts on porewater salinity and estimation of needs

Joseph Stachelek
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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Wednesday, May 2, 11:00 am

Ocean biogeochemistry in the northern Gulf of Mexico, The East/Japan Sea, and the focus on denitrification

Il-Nam Kim
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, April 27, 11:00 am

More than just a powerhouse: A new role for mitochondria in neural tube development

Dr. Dean R. Appling
Associate Dean, College of Natural Sciences, University of Texas at Austin

Friday, April 27, 11:00 am

Marine science and neuroscience: A perspective from Austin and Woods Hole

Dr. Daniel Johnston
Director, Department of Neuroscience, College of Natural Sciences, University of Texas at Austin

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Tuesday, April 10, 11:00 am

Hydrographic syntheses: towards a better understanding of the role of circulation in the ocean carbon budget

Dr. Alison Macdonald
Research Specialist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Monday, April 2, 10:30 am

Linking physiology, ecology & oceanography: Modeling marine organisms in a changing climate

Dr. Anna Neuheimer
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Copenhagen

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Wednesday, March 21, 11:00 am

The meaning of diversity for biogeochemical processes in the oceans

Dr. David Kirchman
Professor of Marine Biosciences, University of Delaware

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Tuesday, March 20, 4:00 pm

Ocean currents shape the microbiome of methane-containing Arctic marine sediments and waters

Dr. Leila Hamdan
Research Microbial Ecologist, US Naval Research Laboratory, Marine Biogeochemistry Section

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Tuesday, March 20, 1:00 pm

Carbon and nitrogen cycling within the sediment microbial community

Dr. Amber Hardison
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University

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Tuesday, March 20, 10:30 am

The evolution of carbon dioxide transport and impacts of a changing environment

Dr. Andrew Esbaugh
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami

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Thursday, March 15, 10:30 am

Testing sensitivities of marine nitrogen fixation: from culture studies to the South Pacific

Dr. Angela Knapp
Research Assistant Professor, Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry Division, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University Miami

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Tuesday, March 6, 11:00 am

Anthropogenic and natural tracers as guides to Arctic marine change in the 21st Century

Dr. Lee W. Cooper
Research Professor, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland

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Friday, February 17, 1:00 pm

Variability of summetime denitrification rates at the "Dead Zone" of the northern Gulf of Mexico: A modeling study using the extended OMP analysis

Il Nam Kim
Doctoral Candidate, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, February 17, 1:00 pm

Influence of the Mississippi River Plume on Diazotroph distributions in the Gulf of Mexico during summer 2011

Ellen Knapke
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, February 17, 1:00 pm

Comparison of peptide hydrolysis between oxic and hypoxic waters in the northern Gulf of Mexico

Shuting, Liu
Doctoral Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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Friday, February 17, 1:00 pm

Trophodynamics and carbon assimilation pathways in the benthic communities in the northeastern Chukchi Sea, Alaska

Nathan McTigue
Doctoral Candidate, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, February 17, 1:00 pm

Using otolith chemistry as a novel proxy of hypoxic exposure in a marine fish

John Mohan
Doctoral Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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Friday, February 3, 1:00 pm

Groundwater inputs into the coastal ocean: local dynamics and large-scale patterns and implications on material and energy budgets

Dr. Bayani Cardenas
Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

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Friday, January 13, 1:00 pm

Non-genetic maternal contributions to larval fish ecological performance

Dr. Lee A. Fuiman
Director, Fisheries and Mariculture Laboratory, Professor, Department Marine Science, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

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