Archive for July, 2014

MS Thesis Defense by Heather Abrahams – July 29, 2014

  Candidate: Heather Abrahams Defense Date: July 29, 2014, 2:00pm Location: David King Hall, Rm. 3006 Title: Mitochondrial Control Region Diversity And Phylogeographic Patters Of The Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus Acutus) Along The East Coast Of The United States

Dr. Leila Hamdan leads shipwreck research team in the Gulf of Mexico

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico affected marine mammals, fish, waterfowl and the tiniest of marine life― microbes. George Mason University molecular microbial ecologist Leila Hamdan is working to understand the effects of this oil spill on microbial life on shipwrecks in the northern Gulf of Mexico. “A shipwreck is a hard surface, […]

MS Thesis Defense by Jeffrey Dragon – July 24, 2014

Candidate: Jeffrey Dragon Defense Date: July 24, 2014, 10:00am Location: Exploratory Hall, Rm. 2512 Title: Habitat Selection, Movement, And Survival Of Hatchling Wood Turtles (Glyptemys Insculpta) In An Atypical Habitat

Editorial: how to avoid conflicts when publishing with co-authors

ESP associate professor Dr. Chris Parsons has teamed up with fellow scientific authors Richard Primack and John Cigliano in an article that shares helpful publishing advice for co-author teams. The article presents examples of conflicts, recommendations for avoiding conflicts, and a basic co-author agreement for a scientific project. Elsevier Connect recently featured it on their Publishing Tips section […]

Job listing: Field and Lab Technician at PEREC

Field and Lab Technician, Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center (PEREC) The Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center (PEREC)—affiliated with the Department of Environmental Science and Policy in the College of Science, George Mason University—invites applications for the position of Field and Lab Technician.  For Full Consideration Apply by July 18, 2014 For more details, see […]