See below for our most recent seminar.  The next seminar will be on Thursday, September 14 with Dr. Fred Andrus of the University of Alabama discussing Developing new sclerochronological proxies of ancient growth and climate: Geochemistry of coralline algae, sub-arctic clams, and ice-age oysters . All talks, except for those noted, will be held at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab in the Shelby Auditorium. Refreshments will be provided.

Past Seminars




  • January 22  - Joel Fodrie, UNC, Chapel Hill - Landscape Effects on the Fisheries Ecology and Ecosystem-service Delivery of a Temperate Estuary.
  • February 5 - Dr. Lee Smee, Texas A&M Univ. Corpus Christi - The World is my Oyster: Predator-Prey Interactions, Chemical Cues, and Genetic Diversity on Oyster Reef'
  • February 26 - Dr. Jeff Morris, UAB
  • March 5 - Dr. Christopher Anderson, AU
  • March 12 - Dr. Patty Sobecky, UA
  • March 16 - Dr. Richard B. Anderson, FIT
  • April 2 - Dr. Chuck Amsler, UAB
  • May 21 – Dr. Bill Dennison, UMCES


  • November 6 - Dr. Eric Peatman, Auburn University – “Fitting Mobile-Tensaw Delta Bass into the Black Bass Puzzle: New Molecular Tools and New Insights”
  • November 21 - Dr. Mark Butler, Old Dominion University – “Lobster Tales: Homelessness, Pestilence & Alien Encounters"
  • December 4 - Dr. Ari Daniel, Independent Science Reporter & Producer - "Carving Story out of Science"