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Carl Ostberg Final Exam

Carl Ostberg will be presenting his PhD dissertation entitled:
Genomic Consequences of Hybridization between Rainbow and yellowstone Cutthroat Trout.

WHEN: Monday, December 1st at 3:30 PM

All are welcome to attend. 

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Claire Olson Final Exam

Claire Olson will be presenting her MS thesis entitled:

DNA methylation variation in gametes and larvae of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 19th at 2:00 PM

All are welcome to attend. 

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TODAY! Seminar with Ed Farley

Salmon Ocean Ecology Research at Auke Bay Laboratories
This presentation will highlight the current salmon ocean ecology research activities that Auke Bay Laboratories scientists are participating in within the Gulf of Alaska eastern Bering Sea.  These highlights include: connecting early marine ecology of pink salmon in southeastern Alaska to future forecasts of adult returns; understanding how varying ocean conditions during summer in the eastern Gulf of Alaska may impact survival of Columbia River Chinook; connecting climate variability in the eastern Bering Sea to juvenile Bristol Bay growth and overwinter survival; linking ocean conditions in the northern Bering Sea to Yukon River Chinook salmon distribution and growth as well as juvenile Chinook salmon abundance to future returns to the Yukon River; connecting ‘real time’ climate data and ocean conditions to run timing of adult Yukon River Chinook salmon.  

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Kathi Jo Jankowski Final Exam

Kathi Jo will be presenting her dissertation entitled:
Watershed controls on biogeochemical processes in aquatic ecosystems
WHEN: Thursday, October 2nd at 9:00 AM
All are welcome to attend. 

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Rachel Arnold Final Exam

Rachel Arnold will be presenting her dissertation entitled: 
Evolutionary Relationships of the Enigmatic Anglerfishes (Teleostei: Lophiiformes): A Comparison of Phylogenetic Methods
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 4 at 1:00 PM
All are welcome to attend. 

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Alexandra Troiano Final Exam

Alexandra will be presenting her thesis entitled:
Plasma cholinesterase activity as a biomarker for quantifying exposure of green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) to carbaryl following applications to control burrowing shrimp in Washington State.  
WHEN: Friday, August 22nd at 1:00 PM
All are welcome to attend.  

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Kotaro Ono Final Exam

Kotaro Ono will be presenting his dissertation entitled:
The spatial dimensions of fisheries: improved use of spatial information into fishery management and information for assessments.
WHEN: Thursday, August 28, 2014, 3:00 PM
All are welcome to attend. 

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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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