Spring 2017 Seminars

Andrew Hyde
Life in the gradient: Investigating the changing microbial community in the Orca Basin chemocline

Mon, May 8
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Research Seminar

Andrew Hyde
Of methane and microbes: bio-geosphere interactions in the world’s methane hydrate reserves

Wed, Apr 26
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Interdisciplinary Seminar

Adrienne Hoarfrost
Global biogeochemical functional patterns in microbial communities using machine learning approaches with large-scale data integration and computation

Mon, Apr 24
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Dissertation Defense

Reide Corbett, ECU Dept. of Geological Sciences
Studying Sediment and Water Dynamics from North Carolina to the Western Antarctic

Wed, Apr 19
Joel Fodrie, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences
Has warming, oiling, and fishing fundamentally altered coastal ecosystems in the northern Gulf of Mexico?

Wed, Apr 12
Adam Rok
Xenobiotic Contamination: Pharmaceuticals in the World’s Waters

Mon, Apr 10
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Interdisciplinary Seminar

Greg Sorg
Identifying Sustainable Alternative Substrates for Subtidal Oyster Reef Construction with Updates to Recommendations Made in 1904

Thu, Apr 6
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Thesis Defense

Chris Bowler, IBENS Paris Institute of Biology
Tara Oceans: Eco-Systems Biology at Planetary Scale

Wed, Apr 5
Norberto Nadal-Caraballo, USACE-ERDC
Probabilistic Coastal Hazard Assessment and Uncertainty Quantification

Wed, Mar 29
Weida Gong
Eukaryotic phytoplankton community spatiotemporal dynamics as identified through gene expression within a eutrophied estuary

Tue, Mar 28
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Thesis Defense

Rachel Canty
Chemotactic influences on phytoplankton-bacteria interactions

Mon, Mar 27
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Interdisciplinary Seminar

Natalie Cohen
Iron-related molecular physiology of marine diatoms: Individual genes to community transcriptomes

Mon, Mar 27
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Dissertation Defense

Emily Elliott
Raiding the toolbox - techniques for assessing historical high-resolution records of coastal and estuarine sediment erosion, transport and sedimentation

Thu, Mar 23
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Dissertation Defense

John Day, LSU Dept. of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences
The Impact of 21st Century Megatrends on Deltaic Sustainability

Wed, Mar 22
Maxwell Tice-Lewis
Determining drivers of oyster reef community dynamics and resilience to freshet disturbance across estuarine gradients.

Mon, Mar 20
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Research Seminar

Emily Eidam, UW School of Oceanography
Sedimentary processes contributing to delta evolution: Insights from the Elwha and Mekong dispersal systems

Wed, Mar 1
Gifford, Marchetti and Seim, UNC Marine Sciences
Darwin and the Microbes: Investigating the linkages between ocean physics, carbon cycling and the Galapagos microbiome

Wed, Feb 22
Justin Ridge
The influence of sea level on the growth and composition of oyster reefs

Fri, Feb 17
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Dissertation Defense

Xiao Yu, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences
Two-phase approach for sediment transport

Wed, Feb 15
Daphne Klotsa, UNC-CH Dept. of Applied Physical Sciences
Collective behavior of particles and swimmers in fluids at intermediate Reynolds numbers

Wed, Feb 8
Rob Lampe
Investigating distinct strategies by bloom-forming diatoms to frequently-encountered shifts in their environment.

Mon, Feb 6
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Research Seminar

Craig Carlson, UCSB Dept. of Ecology Evolution and Marine Biology
Dissolved Organic Carbon Dynamics, Export & Removal: Insights Gained from Oceanic Transects and Time-Series Programs

Wed, Jan 25
Greg Sorg
Testing the Effectiveness of Alternative Substrates for Subtidal Oyster Reef Construction

Mon, Jan 23
UNC Marine Sciences – Student Research Seminar

Brett Froelich, UNC Institute of Marine Sciences
The Tripartite lifestyle of Vibrio vulnificus

Wed, Jan 18