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Grad Student Profiles 2018-2019

Student Thesis Topic Major Advisor
Evan Ashe
Francesca Battaglia Quantifying microplastics in the gut of stranded bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from South Carolina, USA Barbara Beckingham
Courtney Bayles Brian Balmer
Amanda Bayless Determining Potential Threats to Acropora palmata Reproduction at Salt River Bay National Historic Site and Ecological Preserve Cheryl Woodley
Danielle Beers Marie DeLorenzo
Peter Bergeson Melissa Hughes
Brooke Blosser
Baylye Boxall A Comparison of Serum Vanin-1 Concentrations in Diving Marine Mammals and Terrestrial Mammals Using Mass Spectrometry Mike Janech
Juliane Caughron
Jessica Daly
Delaney Drake
Nicole Enright A Vicariance Model for Biogeography and Speciation in Elasmobranchs using Molecular Clocks Tony Harold
Alejandra Enriquez Heather Fullerton
Jeffrey Good
Elizabeth Gugliotti Characterization of Warm-water Anomalies in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, and Implications for Survival of the Deep-water Gorgonian Coral Adelogorgia phyllosclera Peter Etnoyer
Alina Hall A Multi-omic Approach to Identifying Potential Settlement Cues in Cetacean Epidermis for the Tassel Barnacle, Xenobalanus globiciptis John Zardus
Breanne Hanson Andrew Tweel
Katie Hoffman Mike Arendt
David Jones Virginia Shervette
Jessica Karan Paul Nolan
Sarah Kell Identifying Sources of Microplastic Tire Wear Particles in Charleston Harbor John Weinstein
David Klett
Jenna Klingsick
Julie Loewenstein Characterization of the Coral Metabolome Under Different pH and Temperature Regimes via 1H NMR Tracey Schock
Alyssa Marian Eric Montie
Edwina Mathis Demetri Spyropoulos
Emily Parsons
Tessa Pfeifer Barbara Beckingham
Chris Pickens Evaluating the Efficacy of Marine Protected Areas for Snapper-Grouper Species in the US South Atlantic Tracey Smart
Teresa Popp Examining the Reproductive Biology and Ecological Impacts of the Green Porcelain Crab, Petrolisthes armatus, in its Non-native Range Dara Wilber
Zach Proux Deep-Sea Coral Abundance and Diversity on the West Florida Shelf Leslie Sautter
Annaleise Radchenko
Jessica Ramirez
Ellen Reiber
Meghan Reilly Life History of Complemental Males in the Commensal Barnacle Chelonibia testudinaria and the Influence of Substratum on Sex John Zardus
Kyra Reisenfeld
Kevin Spanik Improving Diet Resolution for Reef-Associated Large Piscivorous Predators in the U.S. Southeast Atlantic Using Molecular Tools Tracey Smart
Megan Sporre Detection of Multiple Paternity in Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) Egg Clutches from Charleston, SC Through the Use of Novel Molecular Techniques Allan Strand
Nicholas Strait
Mary Ann Taylor Age, Growth, and Reproductive Life History of the Gobiid Fish Gobiosoma bosc in the Charleston Harbor Estuary Tony Harold
Juliana Ventresca
Caroline Vill Tom Greig
Graham Wagner Age, Growth and Reproductive Biology of Two Data-deficient Parrotfishes in the U.S. Caribbean Virginia Shervette
Nick Weber Physiological Stress Response and Post-Release Survival of Blacktip Sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus) Captured in Shore-Based and Charter Recreational Fisheries Gorka Sancho
Emily Welling Effect of Summer Temperatures on Aerobic Scope in Juvenile Red Drum, Sciaenops ocellatus Eric McElroy
Matthew Young
Sarah Zuidema Michael Kendrick