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Estimation of genotyping error rate from repeat genotyping, unintentional recaptures and known parent-offspring comparisons in 16 microsatellite loci for brown rockfish (Sebastes auriculatus).

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Estimation of genotyping error rate from repeat genotyping, unintentional recaptures and known parent-offspring comparisons in 16 microsatellite loci for brown rockfish (Sebastes auriculatus).
Mol Ecol Resour. 2012 Nov;12(6):1114-23
Authors: Hess MA, Rhydderch JG, LeClair LL, Buckley RM, Kawase M, Hauser L
Abstract
Genotyping errors are present in almost all genetic data and can affect biological conclusions of a study, particularly for studies based on individual identification and parentage. 

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UW Science Now at Town Hall | Juliana Houghton: Are We (Noisily) Loving Whales to Death?

SAFS graduate student Juliana Houghton will be speaking at Town Hall this Wednesday, March 6, 2013, from 6:00 – 7:00PM.
This season’s second edition of UW Science Now, which trains University of Washington graduate students to communicate their research to the general public and introduces that public to cutting-edge research in our own backyard, addresses the impact of San Juan whale-watching on the whales themselves. 

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Reminder: MS Final Exam for Megan Stachura

A reminder about Megan’s exam tomorrow…
Megan Stachura is defending her master’s thesis entitled, “Environmental influences on North Pacific salmon abundance and marine fish recruitment.”
Her chair is Nathan Mantua.
Date: Monday, March 4th
Time: 1:00pm
Place: Fishery Sciences (FSH) 203
All are welcome to attend. 

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Bevan Seminar Series TODAY with Elizabeth McLanahan (NOAA)!

Please join the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and Acting Director of NOAA’s Office of International Affairs, Elizabeth McLanahan, today, February 28, for the Bevans Series on Sustainability. Ms. McLanahan’s presentation is titled, Melting Arctic Ice: the New Frontier for Exploitation or Conservation? (abstract).

Where: UW School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, 102 Fishery Sciences (Auditorium)
Address: 1122 NE Boat St, University of Washington
Time: 4:30 PM, reception to follow
More info: 206-543-4270; safsdesk@u.washington.edu
For a list of all the Bevans Series topics 2013 Seminars, please visit our School seminars website. 

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Citation patterns of a controversial and high-impact paper: worm et Al. (2006) “impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services”.

Citation patterns of a controversial and high-impact paper: worm et Al. (2006) “impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services”.
PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e56723
Authors: Branch TA
Abstract
Citation patterns were examined for Worm et al. 2006 (Science 314∶787-790), a high-impact paper that focused on relationships between marine biodiversity and ecosystem services. This paper sparked much controversy through its projection, highlighted in the press release, that all marine fisheries would be collapsed by 2048. 

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Announcing MS Final Exam for Megan Stachura

Megan Stachura is defending her master’s thesis entitled, “Environmental influences on North Pacific salmon abundance and marine fish recruitment.”
Her chair is Nathan Mantua.
Date: Monday, March 4th
Time: 1:00pm
Place: Fishery Sciences (FSH) 203
All are welcome to attend. 

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Impacts of ocean acidification on marine seafood

Impacts of ocean acidification on marine seafood
Trevor Branch (SAFS), Liza Ray (SAFS), Bonnie DeJoseph (SEMA), and
Cherie Wagner (SMEA)
A review of the effects of ocean acidification that arose from
graduate student participants in the 2011 Bevan Series on Sustainable
Seafood has just been published in Trends in Ecology and Evolution.
Abstract
Ocean acidification is a series of chemical reactions due to
increased CO2 emissions. 

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Watch the Bevan Series on YouTube!

Have you been unable to attend a Bevan Series talk? Enjoyed one so much that you wish you could share it with your friends? Reminiscing about that one you saw a few years ago and want to see again? We have a solution for you!

Introducing…the new Bevan Series YouTube channel!

Below is a list of all the videos we have posted to date. 

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