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Dale Jacques Final Exam

Dale Jacques will be presenting his MS thesis titled: 
Describing and comparing variability of fish and macrozooplankton density at marine hydrokinetic energy sites. 
WHEN: Tuesday, July 15th at 10 AMWHERE: FSH 203
All are welcome to attend.  

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SAFS Research Derby

This Friday, June 27th from 3:30 -5:00 PM, a special symposium will take place in FISH 102, as graduate students from SAFS, QERM, and SMEA present preliminary results from the first ever annual SAFS Research Derby! Come support our talented students as they present the results from 48 hours of intensive research developing novel approaches to important marine science questions! The four teams will each have 20 minutes to present their approach and answer questions. 

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SAFS Spring Capstone Symposium

It’s time again to learn all about the cool research that our undergrads have been doing over the past year. Due to the big graduating class, the SAFS symposium has been split over two days.
Come have some cookies and learn the latest in cutting-edge research from our next generation of scientists!
Wednesday June 4
3:30 Charles Dueber (Roberts): The Effects of β-Cyclodextrin on Immunity in the Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas)
3:45 Jenna Keeton (Schindler): Selection of Tributary Confluences as Thermal Refuge for Salmonids in a Mountain River System
4:00 Heather Gibons (Laidre): Tidal Current Effects on the Species Composition of Feeding Flocks in the Salish Sea
4:15 Alex Nanni (Van Blaricom): Nitrogen Subsidies to Coastal Terrestrial Plants from Molting Northern Elephant Seals at San Nicolas Island, California
4:30 Jennifer Schaffer (Essington): Foraging Behavior of Caribbean Parrotfish: an Interspecific Comparison of Algal Preference
4:45 Rebekah Stiling (Olden): Hydrologic Regimes shape Fish Assemblage Structure in Washington Rivers
5:00 Angela Dillon (Buckley): The Food Habits of Pacific cod, Pacific halibut, and Flathead Sole in Marmot Bay, Alaska
Friday, June 6
2:00 Eric Harris (Friedman): Transgenerational Effects of Ocean Acidification in the Commercial Quality of Crassostrea gigas
2:15 Marina Krasnovid (Friedman): Sea Star Wasting Disease
2:30 Annie Gower (Holtgrieve): Fatty acid profiles in tropical fish tissues in relation to a known diet
2:45 Jennifer Gardner (Pietsch): DNA-based Identification of Snailfish Egg Masses Laid in the Gill Cavities of King Crabs
3:00 Jessica Blanchette (Roberts): A Physiological Survey of Development in Pacific Geoduck Clam (Panopea generosa)
3:15 Charles Heller (Jensen): Characterization of the Filter-Feeding Ability and Particulate Size Limitation of Squat Lobster, Munida quadrispina
3:30 Break/posters
3:45 Sonia Brugger (Logsdon): Prototype Design, Development, and Evaluation for an Inexpensive Phytoplankton-Sampling Device
4:00 Daniel Auerbach (Schindler): Is the Presence of Non-Native Seagrass Zostera japonica Related to Fish Performance? 

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Kalyn MacIntyre MS Final Exam

Kalyn MacIntyre will be presenting her MS thesis titled:
Spatio-temporal distribution and behavior of the bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) in the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas relative to changing environmental conditions using passive acoustics. 
WHEN: Thursday, June 5th at 11:00 AM
All are welcome to attend. 

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Mackenzie Gavery Final Exam

Mackenzie Gavery will be presenting her PhD dissertation titled:
Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Regulation of Environmental Responses in the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 4th at 1:00pm
All are welcome to attend. 

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Emily Runnells Final Exam

Emily Runnells will be presenting her MS thesis titled:
Decadal change in seabird foraging activity, forage fish, and plankton in Cattle Pass, San Juan Islands, Washington.
WHEN: Tuesday, May 27th at 11:30 AM
All are welcome to attend. 

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Aaron David Final Exam

Aaron David will be presenting his MS thesis titled:
The effects of wetland loss and restoration on juvenile Chinook Salmon foraging performance and growth potential in Pacific Northwest estuaries. 
WHEN: Wednesday, May 28th at 11:30 am
All are welcome to attend. 

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Andrew Scheld Final Exam

Andrew Scheld will be presenting his dissertation titled:
Economic Effects of Multispecies Catch Share Management: Supply, Demand, and Costly Avoidance in New England Groundfish
WHEN: Friday, May 23rd at 11:30 AM
All are welcome to attend. 

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Pascale Goertler MS Final Exam

Pascale Goertler will be presenting her MS thesis titled:
Juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) life history diversity and growth variability in a large freshwater tidal estuary. 
WHEN: Friday, May 23rd at 11:00 AMWHERE: FSH 203
All are welcome to attend.  

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