ED14A:
ASLO Multicultural Program Student Symposium II Posters

Session ID#: 74235

Session Description:
This session is sponsored by the ASLO Multicultural Program. It provides undergraduate and beginning graduate students an opportunity to present their work in an oral session with a friendly and supportive audience. Any student attending the conference who has not before presented in the student symposium or in a regular oral session may submit their abstract for this session. Thus the session is open to all students that meet this criterion, regardless of their affiliation with the Multicultural Program. We look forward to a diverse mix of students from all backgrounds and interests.
Index Terms:

0855 Diversity [EDUCATION]
Primary Chair:  Benjamin Cuker, Hampton University, Marine and Environmental Science, Hampton, VA, United States
Co-Chair:  Carolina Bonin, Hampton University, Hampton, VA, United States
Primary Liaison:  Benjamin Cuker, Hampton University, Marine and Environmental Science, Hampton, VA, United States
Moderators:  Benjamin Cuker, Hampton University, Marine and Environmental Science, Hampton, VA, United States and Carolina Bonin, Hampton University, Hampton, VA, United States
Student Paper Review Liaison:  Carolina Bonin, Hampton University, Hampton, VA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

 
Predicting future coral survival: The effect temperature and ocean acidification have on soft coral physiology. (659095)
Skyler Wilson, Nicole Price and Elizabeth Rockow, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI, United States
 
E ola i ka wai: A survey of two microbial pathogens within Hawai’iʻs kahawai along the ahupua’a (659094)
Keahe'āla'ilani Takushi1, Kamalani Oshiro2, Kadi Camacho3, Kailee Aina2, Maria Steadmon2, Michaela Setzer2 and Kiana L Frank4, (1)Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI, United States, (2)University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, United States, (3)University of Guam, Guam, (4)University of Hawaii at Manoa, Oceanography, Honolulu, HI, United States
 
Ocean Acidification for the Nation: Congressional Briefs for Communication (502673)
Laura Anderson1, Jennifer Mintz2, Elizabeth Jewett2 and Alicia Cheripka2, (1)NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program, NOAA Ocean Acidification Program, Silver Spring, MD, United States, (2)NOAA Ocean Acidification Program, Silver Spring, MD, United States
 
Visualizing the Hidden World: Utilizing CARD-FISH to Detect Microbes Exposed to Oil (637821)
Makeda Mills1,2, Amanda Achberger3 and Jason B Sylvan1, (1)Texas A&M University, Oceanography, College Station, TX, United States, (2)University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, (3)Texas A&M University, Oceanography, College Station, United States
 
Driven factors of sexual reproduction in Noctiluca scintillans (642330)
Jeffery Lee, Kuo-Ping Chiang and Sheng-Fang Tsai, National Taiwan Ocean University, Institute of Marine Environment and Ecology, Keelung, Taiwan
 
Effects of Microplastic Fibers on American Lobster Larvae (Homarus americanus) (646748)
Theresa Hong1, Madelyn N Woods2, David Fields2 and Patricia Matrai2, (1)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States, (2)Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, East Boothbay, ME, United States
 
Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyl 153 Affects Circadian Rhythm Behavior and Gene Expression in Zebrafish (653277)
Adriane Michelle McDonald, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States and Neel Aluru, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Biology, Woods Hole, MA, United States
 
Distribution of Non-native Red Lionfish (Pterois volitans) and Devil Firefish (Pterois miles) Throughout Georgia’s Coastal Waters (648685)
Teemer Barry, United States, Tara Cox, Savannah State University, Savannah, GA, United States and Kimberly Roberson, Mentor, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, Savannah, GA, United States
 
DO SEAGRASS BEDS CREATE LESS STRESS ON RESTORATION OF THE HARD CLAM MERCENARIA CAMPECHEIENSIS? (647748)
Owen Silvera, United States and Emily R Hall, Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, United States
 
Exploring Plasticity-Associated Traits Across an Intertidal Gradient: Variation in Adult DNA Methylation and Maternal Effects in California Mussels (Mytilus californianus) (648252)
Jannine Chamorro, Logan Kozal and Gretchen Hofmann, University of California Santa Barbara, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
 
The Effects of Different Antibiotics on Pseudo-nitzschia Diatoms and their Microbial Communities (650681)
Christopher McDonald, University of the Virgin Islands, College of Science and Math, St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, Rachel Ellen Diner, University of California, San Diego / J. Craig Venter Institute, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, Patrick Brunson, University of California San Diego, San Diego / J. Craig Venter Institute, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States and Andrew E Allen, J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, CA, United States
 
Global Phylogeography of Delphinine Dolphins Using Mitogenomics (646831)
Madeleine Becker1,2, Katherine Murphy3, Charles Potter2, Ibrahima Ndong4, Lucy Keith-Diagne4 and Michael R McGowen2, (1)University of Southern California, Biological Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Vertebrate Zoology, Washington, DC, United States, (3)National Museum of Natural History, Laboratories of Analytical Biology, Washington, DC, United States, (4)African Aquatic Conservation Fund, Mbour, Senegal
 
Secondary Simplification of the Tardigrade Gut Patterning Mechanism (646757)
Ariana Rojas, United States and Frank W Smith, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, United States
 
To Swim, or Not To Swim, That Is the Question: An Ancestral State Reconstruction Based on Benthic Behaviors Across Medusozoa (647502)
Kelly Walls1,2 and Allen Collins1, (1)Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Invertebrate Zoology, Washington, DC, United States, (2)University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, United States
 
Detecting Surface Melt Events on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Via Passive Microwave Remote Sensing (638993)
Emma Renee Robertson, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Geoscience, Amherst, MA, United States and Dan Lubin, University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
 
Effects of Oyster Aquaculture and Tidal Conditions on the Movement of Horseshoe Crabs, Limulus polyphemus (640138)
Samantha Estrada, United States, Daphne Munroe, Rutgers University Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, Port Norris, NJ, United States and Joe Caracappa, Rutgers University, Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, Port Norris, United States
 
Development of Sex Markers for Rockfishes, Sebastes, inhabiting the Northeast Pacific Ocean (641069)
Hannah Aycock1, Felix Vaux2, Kathleen O'Malley3 and Sandra Bohn3, (1)United States, (2)Oregon State Fisheries Genetics Lab, Corvallis, United States, (3)Oregon State Fisheries Genetics Lab, Newport, OR, United States
 
Small-Scale Physical Processes and Mixing in Coastal Oceans (642652)
Bennett Hosselkus, United States
 
Pre- and Post-Tunnel Comparison of Nitrogen Dynamics and Microbial Community of the Anacostia River, D.C. (643952)
Tyler Mitchell, Rebekah Q Officer, Gaurav Arora and Caroline Solomon, Gallaudet University, Science, Technology, and Mathematics, Washington, DC, United States
 
Optimizing an Immune Function Assay for Sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria), an Emerging Aquaculture Species (644021)
Serina Moheed1, Joseph Dietrich2, Mary Beth Rew Hicks2,3, Carla Schubiger4 and Mary Arkoosh2, (1)Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ithaca, NY, United States, (2)NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Newport, OR, United States, (3)Lynker Technologies LLC, OR, United States, (4)Oregon State University, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Carlson College of Veterinary Medecine, Corvallis, OR, United States
 
Phenotypic and Genome Editing Analysis of Stickleback Morphology (644409)
James Wilson, University of Miami, Marine Biology and Ecology, Coral Gables, United States; University of California, Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology, Berkeley, United States and Craig T Miller, University of California, Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology, United States
 
Distribution and habitat characteristics of Chloropyron maritimum palustre (bird’s beak) in the South Slough estuary (644427)
Sofia Suesue, Hauula, HI, United States and Alicia Helms, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Charleston, OR, United States
 
Climate shifts and global spatio-temporal variation in albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) diets (644637)
Cindy Matuch, Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Monterey, CA, United States, Natasha Hardy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, Stephanie Green, University of Alberta, AB, Canada and Larry Crowder, Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Department of Biology, Pacific Grove, CA, United States
 
The Influence of Concrete Formulation on Short Term Marine Biofouling in Savin Hill Cove, Massachusetts (644711)
Samina Soin-Voshell, Washington College, Chestertown, MD, United States, Lucy Lockwood, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA, United States and Michael Tlusty, University of Massachusetts Boston, School for the Environment, Boston, MA, United States
 
Abundance of the Diamondback Terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) in Coastal Georgia (644825)
William Muniz1, Kristafer Howard2 and Dionne Hoskins-Brown2, (1)United States, (2)Savannah State University, Marine Science, Savannah, GA, United States
 
TESTING PASSIVE SAMPLERS FOR EMERGING CONTAMINANTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN IN NARRAGANSETT BAY (645774)
Jamillez Olmo Classen1, Jitka Becanova2, Simon Vojta2 and Rainer Lohmann2, (1)University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo, Arecibo, United States, (2)Graduate School of Oceanography, United States