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Marine Science Seminars

Seminars held at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Departmental Seminars, 2010

Tuesday, December 7, 10:00 am

The effects of habitat fragmentation on the abundance and diversity of small nekton in subtropical seagrass meadows

Geoffrey M. Hensgen
Doctoral Candidate, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Thursday, December 2, 2:00 pm

Sex determination in southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) from the Texas Gulf Coast and implications of climate change

Avier J. Montalvo
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Monday, November 22, 11:00 am

Hormonal correlates of coloration and sexual change in the hermaphrodite grouper, Espinephelus adscensionis

Richard J. Kline
Doctoral Candidate, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Monday, November 1, 1:00 pm

Sweltering, swilling, and freshwater flows to the Texas coast (Potential impacts of climate)

George H. Ward, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin Center for Research in Water Resources

Friday, October 29, 11:00 am

Escaping from predation at low Reynolds number: A compensatory mechanism

Brad Gemmell
Doctoral Candidate, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, October 29, 11:00 am

Late summer variability of dissolved organic matter in the Kolyma River observed using satellite imagery

Claire Griffin
Doctoral Candidate, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, October 29, 11:00 am

The involvement of the PI3K/Akt pathway in modulating sperm hypermotility in Atlantic croaker sperm

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

Monday, August 9, 3:30 pm

A multi-year study of summer diatom blooms in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre

Colbi Brown
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, August 3, 1:00 pm

The curious lives of isopods: alternative mating strategies, harems and invasion success

Pablo Munguia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Wednesday, July 28, 1:00 pm

The isotopic imprint of fixed nitrogen elimination in the redox transition zone of Lake Lugano, Switzerland

Christine Wenk, Ph.D.
Institute for Environmental Geosciences, University of Basel, Switzerland

Tuesday, July 27, 1:00 pm

An examination of agricultural and geothermal nutrient inputs to the Rotorua Lakes, New Zealand

Denise Bruesewitz, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, July 20, 1:00 pm

Economy of scale: The world's largest fish closely manages its swinging costs

Lee Fuiman, Ph.D.
Professor, Chair, Dept. of Marine Science, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, July 20, 2:00 pm

A tale of two hormones: social hierarchy and sex change in the rock hind grouper

Rick Kline
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, July 13, 1:00 pm

Nitrogen and phosphorus nutrition of Alexandrium catenella, a toxic microalgae booming in Thau lagoon (France) waters

Cecile Jauzein, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, July 6, 1:00 pm

Land-sea coupling in the Arctic

James W. McClelland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, June 29, 1:00 pm

Corals and global change

G. Christopher Shank, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, June 15, 1:00 pm

Toxic dinoflagellate blooms: Genetic diversity & population dynamics

Deana L. Erdner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, June 8, 1:00 pm

Isotope geochemistry and fish migration: a case study from tropical Australia

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

Wednesday, May 26, 4:00 pm

Optical observation of biological variability in the ocean: fifty years of progress

John Cullen, Ph.D.
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Thursday, May 6, 3:30 pm

Involvement of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) signaling in estrogen inhibition of oocyte maturation mediated through G protein- coupled estrogen receptor 1 (GPER) in zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Candace Peyton
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, May 4, 3:30 pm

Genetic analysis of nitrogen assimilation in the Texas brown tide Aureoumbra lagunensis

Marco Agostoni
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Thursday, April 29, 3:00 pm

Tegula tango: the frenzied sex (protein) dance of a modest marine snail

Michael Hellberg, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University

Wednesday, April 28, 8:00 am

Sub-lethal effects of hypoxia on harpacticoid copepod reproduction

Laura Ryckman
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Monday, April 26, 10:30 am

Larval fish nutrition, hypothesis testing using copepods as the Golden Standard

Mari Moren, Ph.D.
National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research

Wednesday, April 7, 1:00 pm

Environmental and endocrine regulation of ion and water balance in fishes

Christian Tipsmark, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology

Friday, March 26, 4:00 pm

A Tale of two isopods: studies in sexual behavior

Stephen M. Shuster, Ph.D.
Northern Arizona University

Friday, February 12, 3:00 pm

From macro to micro: An evolutionary history of the groupers

Matthew Craig, Ph.D.
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

Friday, February 5, 3:00 pm
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Characterization and diversity of two summer diatom bloom events in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre

Colbi Brown
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, February 5, 3:00 pm
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Analysis of East/Japan Sea intermediate water and its physicochemical features from OMP analysis

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

 

Friday, February 5, 3:00 pm
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Ecosystem characteristics based in benthic biomass, density and stable isotopic signatures from Chukchi Sea cruise COMIDA

Nathan McTigue
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, February 2, 11:00 am

Molecular biology of yolk maturation in teleost fishes: what makes a good egg?

Craig Sullivan, Ph.D.
North Carolina State University 

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