Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Speakers Bureau

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory has a variety of faculty conducting research that is of interest to everyone, and our lab has a list of faculty interested in presenting at community events or for civic organizations about their research. Organization representatives are also encouraged to look at past Science for Citizens seminars to identify talks and speakers of interest. If your organization would like to have one of our faculty as a speaker for their event, please contact that person directly. 

Faculty Topic
Helen Bailey Dolphins in the Chesapeake Bay;
Whales and Wind Farms
Hongsheng Bi Fish in the neighborhood: juvenile menhaden in the Patuxent River watershed
Michael Gonsior Disinfection By-Products: What is in our drinking water?
Jackie Grebmeier How North America's Arctic Ecosystems are Responding to Sea Loss
Lora Harris Oysters & Water Quality: The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts;
Optimizing Estuaries for Water Quality Restoration;
Tales of A Coastal Ecologist Working at the County Scale...
Hali Kilbourne Climate Change: Putting Today's Changes in the Context of Earth's History;
Sea Level Rise and the Chesapeake Bay
Laura Lapham Methane in Aquatic Systems
Dong Liang Statistics in Action: Synthesizing Municipal Stormwater (MS4) Data to Improve Water Quality Management
Vyacheslav Lyubchich Enhancing Business Intelligence with Customer Network Information;
Can We Climate Proof Our Insurance? Integrating Data Science & Statistics to Assess Risks
Thomas Miller Beautiful Swimmers: The Ecology and Fishery for Blue Crab; 
Making Environmental Science and Policy Effective;
Truitt's Legacy: How Our Understanding of the Chesapeake has Changed Over 90 years
Carys Mitchelmore Aquatic Toxicology: Pollutants and the Health of Aquatic Organisms, Wildlife and Humans;
Are Chemicals in Sunscreens Harming Corals and Other Organisms?;
Oil Spills and Oil Spill Chemical Dispersants: The Good, the Bad, or the Ugly?
Christopher Rowe Fear for the Turtle? Diamondback Terrapins in the Anthropocene
Johan Schijf Can Seaweed Clean Up The Mess Left By Your Cell Phone?
David Secor Maryland's Striped Bass: On the move
Jeremy Testa Tales from the Dead Zone: What Controls Low-Oxygen Water and Why does it Matter?
The Long Road of Chesapeake Bay Restoration: Resistance, Resilience, and Recovery
Lisa Wainger The Economic Benefits of Environmental Policies
Ryan Woodland Chesapeake Bay Food Webs: Who Eats Whom and Why Do We Care?