Susan Snyder receives the 2017 Admiral James Watkins award

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Congratulations to Susan Snyder, CMS Ph.D. student for receiving the 2017 Admiral James Watkins best student paper at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference, last week in New Orleans.  Susan’s talk was titled:  “Forming a Gulf-Wide Dataset of PAH Exposure and Accumulation in Benthic-Dependent Teleosts”. Also, congratulations to all CMS students, researchers and faculty who participated in, and presented talks and posters at the conference.

Congratulations graduating graduate students

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Congratulations to Dr. Steve Murawski's first graduating graduate students.  During the December 2014 Graduate Commencement, USF President Judy Genshaft highlighted the accomplishments of Susan Snyder's work on the Deep Horizon Gulf Oil Spill.

 

Where are they going from here? 

From left to right:

Elizabeth Herdter: (Continuing as a doctoral student): "Growth Rates in Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper, Lutjanus campechanus, Before and After the Deepwater Horizon Blowout"

Sarah Grasty: "Use of a Towed Camera System for Estimating Reef Fish Populations Densities on the West Florida Shelf"

Susan Snyder: (Continuing as a doctoral student): "Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Metabolites as a Biomarker of Exposure to Oil in Demersal Fishes Following the Deepwater Horizon Blowout

Kristina Deak: (Continuing as a doctoral student): "Cloning and Characterization of IL-1b, IL-8, IL-10, and TNFa from Golden Tilefish (Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps) and Red Snapper (Lutjanus campechanus)"