Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

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Maryland Sea Grant has funded scientific research relevant to the Chesapeake Bay and the Maryland residents who conserve, enjoy, and make their living from it. Search below our archive of research projects back through 1990, using keywords, topics, or project start year. Project data include the project principal investigators and abstract as well as impact or accomplishment statements and peer reviewed publications, if applicable.

Comparative Pathogenesis of P. marinus disease in bivalves: Development of Prevention Strategies for C. virginica

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Examining the Ecological Physiology of Oysters on a Reef Habitat: Interactions of Dissolved Oxygen and Disease Dynamics

Principal Investigator: 

Kennedy T. Paynter, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Labnet

Principal Investigator: 

Kenneth R. Tenore

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Monoclonal Antibody ELISA Assay for Detection of Perkinsus marinus in Oyster Tissues

Principal Investigator: 

Christopher F. Dungan

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2001

Institution: 

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Taxonomic and genetic characterization of Perkinsus marinus. development of mutagenesis and gene transfer systems with application to therapeutic strategies

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

The relative importance of ballast water from domestic ship traffic in translocation of nonindigenous species among U.S. ports

Principal Investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2000

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Anson H. Hines, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

The study of phytoplankton dynamics in Chesapeake Bay by remote sensing of ocean color from aircraft

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1997 to 2001

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Can Increasing Stocks of Oysters in Chesapeake Bay Serve to Improve Water Quality?

Principal Investigator: 

Roger I.E. Newell

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 1998

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell, Jon H. Tuttle, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Cryopreservation of Teleost Embryos

Principal Investigator: 

Mary M. Hagedorn

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 2001

Institution: 

National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution

Co-Principal investigator: 

David E. Wildt, William F. Rall, National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution

Non-point source pollution and land use in the Patuxent watershed

Principal Investigator: 

Nancy E. Bockstael

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 1999

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Ocean color measurements from the Chesapeake Bay Observing System (CBOS) in support of sea WiFS data

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 1998

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

William C. Boicourt, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Providing incentives and quality programs to attract minorities to careers in the marine sciences

Principal Investigator: 

Carolyn B. Brooks

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 2000

Institution: 

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

Co-Principal investigator: 

Charles H. Hocutt, Steven G. Hughes, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

Red drum growth hormone: Heterologous production in a eukaryotic expression system, physiology, and effects on growth after dietary administration

Principal Investigator: 

John J. Trant

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 2001

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

The novel gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) of fish: its functions, regulation of synthesis and release, and potential use for spawning manipulations in striped bass

Principal Investigator: 

Yonathan Zohar

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 2001

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Thomas T. Chen, University of Connecticut, Biotechology Center

The role of iron and host-derived growth factors in regulating gene expression of the oyster parasite Perkinsus marinus: The basis for parasite proliferation inhibition strategies

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

1996 to 1998

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

A symposium on environmental valuation and economics of the Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Douglas Lipton

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1996

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

Aircraft and satellite remote sensing to detect seasonal and interannual variability in the distribution and abundance of phytoplankton in Chesapeake Bay and adjacent coastal waters

Principal Investigator: 

Lawrence W. Harding, Jr.

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1998

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Wayne E. Esaias, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA

Assessing the presence and virulence of "Dermo" disease in the environment using a PCR-based diagnostic assay for the extrachromosomal plastid genome of Perkinsus marinus .

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1997

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Adam G. Marsh, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Continued Studies of Juvenile Oyster Disease (jod) in the Northeastern United States

Principal Investigator: 

Stephen J. Jordan

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1997

Institution: 

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Co-Principal investigator: 

C. Austin Farley, Earl J. Lewis, Jr, NOAA Cooperative Oxford Laboratory

Continued studies on the identity of juvenile oyster disease (jod) causative organism in north eastern United States oysters

Principal Investigator: 

Eugene B. Small

Start/End Year: 

1995 to 1997

Institution: 

University of Maryland, College Park

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