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Marine Science Seminars

Seminars held at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Departmental Seminars, 2009

Tuesday, December 8, 11:00 am

Marine Policy at UT-Austin: Some preliminary reflections

Ethan B. Kapstein, Ph.D.
The University of Texas at Austin, Slick Professor of International Affairs, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Dennis O'Connor, Ph.D.
Regent's Professor of Business, McCombs School of Business

Thursday, December 3, 3:00 pm

An integrative, mechanistic approach to determining how North Atlantic fishes respond to environmental challenge

Kurt Gamperl, Ph.D.
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Tuesday, November 24, 2:00 pm

Endocrine disruption caused by organotin compounds in gastropod mollusks: from a molecular mechanism to population level effects

Toshihiro Horiguchi, Ph.D.
National Institute for Environmental Studies

Tuesday, November 10, 2:00 pm

Effects of body growth on age of puberty in fish and potential endocrine mechanisms

Penny Swanson, Ph.D.
Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Tuesday, November 10, 8:20-11:30 am

Characterization of dissolved organic matter in the Florida Keys ecosystem

Daniel George Adams
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, November 10, 8:20-11:30 am

Gene expression of ammonium transporter and urease C subunit in the Texas brown tide Aureombra lagunensis

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

Tuesday, November 10, 8:20-11:30 am

The role of Noctiluca scintillans and Protoceratium sp. grazing in harmful algal bloom dynamics

Jena Campbell
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, November 10, 8:20-11:30 am

A new social order: the role of the vasotocin receptor in the sex change of grouper

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

Tuesday, November 10, 8:20-11:30 am

Differences in nutrient export in two Texas watersheds due to land use and land cover change

Rachel Mills
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, November 10, 8:20-11:30 am

Low levels of the environment endocrine disruptor Bisphenol A inhibit oocyte maturation in fish via a non-genomic mechanism

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

Tuesday, November 10, 8:20-11:30 am

Involvement of the bg-subunits of a G-protein in the mediation of sperm hypermotility in Atlantic croaker, Micropogonias undulatus

Wenxian Tan
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Friday, October 30, 3:00 pm

Real time quantification of antibacterial activity using a novel calorimetric infrared thermography (CIRT) approach

Ahmad Salaimeh, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Research for Technology Development, University of Kentucky

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Tuesday, October 27, 3:30 pm

Dynamics of particulate organic carbon concentrations and stable isotope ratios during and after storm events in the Mission-Aransas NERR

Rae Mooney
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, October 27, 3:30 pm

Amplification of wastewater 15N signatures in an estuarine food web under drought conditions in a subtropical marsh ecosystem

Sarah Wallace
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, October 27, 3:30 pm

Exploring the unique acoustic characteristics of seagrass tissue

Chris Wilson
Graduate Student, The University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Tuesday, October 13, 2:00 pm

Teleost oocyte growth:  Vitellogenesis & cytoplasmic maturation

Craig Sullivan, Ph.D.
North Carolina State University

Tuesday, September 1, 3:30 pm

Is the world's largest fish getting smaller?

Mark Meekan, Ph.D.
Australian Institute of Marine Science & The University of Western Australia

Wednesday, March 4, 11:00 am

The altered states of San Francisco Bay: surprises from 3 decades of observation

Jim Cloern, Ph.D.
United States Geological Survey

Monday, March 2, 9:00 am

Biogeochemical dynamics of nutrients in marine ecosystem: from observation to model

Qian Li, Ph.D.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego

Thursday, February 26, 9:00 am

Organic matter characterization as a window into contrasting ecosystems: examples from Lost City hydrothermal field and San Francisco Bay and Delta

Susan Lang, Ph.D.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Thursday, February 19, 9:00 am

The importance of three-dimensional structure in diagenesis of organic matter in marine environment

Zhanfei Liu, Ph.D.
Old Dominion University

Monday, February 16, 9:00 am

Nitrogen cycling in the sandy seafloor - are the essential players hidden in plain view?

Thomas Ghiring
Florida State University

Thursday, January 15, 9:00 am

Fish migration through two small estuaries: What do local views teach us about a regional phenomenon?

Thomas M. Grothues
Research Assistant Professor, Rutgers University Marine Field Station

Monday, January 12, 9:00 am

Predicting evolution in a genus of livebearing fish

R. Brian Langerhans
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oklahoma Biological Station

Thursday, January 8, 9:00 am

Life in extreme environments: Ecological and evolutionary consequences

Michael Tobler
Lecturer, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Texas A&M University

Monday, January 5, 9:00 am

Tracking fish migrations and pulse-press events using otolith microchemistry: Case studies from the North Atlantic and the Great Barrier Reef

Benjamin D. Walther
Postdoctoral Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australian National University

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