STUDENT section: Rock Talk Seminar Series

Speakers from SML Summer 2008

03 JUN   GREG SHRIVER, University of Delaware, Department of Entomology
Conservation and Ecology of Tidal Marsh Sparrows.

01 JUL   LAURA HARRINGTON, Cornell University, Department of Entomology
Mosquito vector biology and behavior: factors leading to the global emergence of human dengue infections.

08 JUL   MIKE TLUSTY, New England Aquarium
Lobsters are what they eat: exploring dietary effects on the physiology and health of American lobsters.

22 JUL   TED AMES, Penobscot East Resource Center, Stonington, ME
Fishermen’s Historical Ecology and Sustainable Fisheries.

29 JUL   MATT HARE, Cornell University, Department of Natural Resources
A window into larval dispersal provided by genetics.

19 AUG  JOHN BOCKSTOCE, President, Thalassa Corporation
Reduction of the western Arctic bowhead population by the whaling industry in the 19th century.

FROM 2007
Kevan Carpenter. Climate Change Research Center, UNH
There's more than Gulls in the sky: Monitoring air quality on Appledore Island.

Esther Angert.  Department of Microbiology, Cornell University. Epulopiscium spp.: Bacteria Living Large.

Tom Good. Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA
Pacific salmon conservation: What we know, what we don't know, and what we know we don't know.

Andy Rosenberg. Department of Natural Resources Policy and Management, UNH
Ecosystem-based management of the marine environment: What's new?

Thomas D. Seeley.  Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University.
House hunting by honey bees:  A study of an insect democracy

Mari Jensen.  Editor for the Office of University Communications, University of Arizona.
Is it news yet?  Science, the media and the press release

Karl Flessa. Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona
The silence of the clams: Conservation biology of the Colorado River delta, Mexico

Drew Harvell. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University

Larry Harris. Department of Zoology, University of New Hampshire
Changing community states in benthic communities and the role of invasive species.

Andy Pershing. University of Maine and Gulf of Maine Research Institute.

Carl Zimmer. Journalist, science writer. The Genome: An Outsider's View.

Nathan Hamilton. Department of Geography-Anthropology, University of Southern Maine.
Prehistoric cod and swordfishing in the Gulf of Maine


FROM 2006
Randi Rotjan. Smithsonian Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems Program, 
Tufts University Department of Biology. Investigating the patterns, causes, and consequences of Caribbean parrotfish corallivory.


John Boreman. Northeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, Woods Hole, MA. Ecologically Based Management of Fisheries.


Tom Seeley. Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University
House Hunting by Honey Bees.


Lynn Margulis. Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Evolution: Inheritance of Acquired Genomes.


Frank Fish. Department of Biology, West Chester University. Hydrodynamic Flow Control in Whales and Dolphins: It's not rocket science...Well, yes it is, but in a good way!


Hal Weeks. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Explorations of Oregon's Nearshore Rocky Reefs - Remotely Operated Vehicles as a Potential Survey Tool.


Charles W. Walker. Department of Zoology, UNH. Stem Cells in Urchins and Cancer in Clams: Emerging Biomedical Models from Marine Systems.


Stephen Kress. Vice President for Bird Conservation, National Audubon Society and Visiting Fellow, Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology
Saving Endangered Seabirds: Lessons from Puffins and Terns.


Molly Lutcavage. Large Pelagics Research Center, Department of Zoology, UNH
Red, Hot, and Blue: Tracking Giant Bluefin Tuna in the NW Atlantic.


John M. Kingsbury. Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University and founding director of SML. From Louis Agassiz to Willy Bemis.


Tom Good. Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA
Conservation of Pacific Salmon: Having our Fish and Eating Them Too!

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