NC, Ga Sea Grants Facilitate Discussion in Hyde County

July 16, 2014 | Rhett Register

Representatives from North Carolina Sea Grant and Georgia Sea Grant recently met with mainland Hyde County stakeholders to discuss coastal climate hazards unique to their communities and work towards crafting a Coastal Resiliency Plan for the mainland portion of the county.

Contact:
Sarah Johnson, 252-542-0842, sarah.johnson@hydecountync.gov
Rhett Register, 919-515-1092, rregister@ncsu.edu

Small Group of Genes Influence Egg Quality

May 12, 2014 | Rhett Register

Scientists from North and South Carolina recently completed a study that highlights the role of gene groups in embryo development. They conducted their research using striped bass (Morone saxatilis), a finfish used in aquaculture that has problems with arrested development in eggs. Results of this research, funded in part by North Carolina Sea Grant and South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, are published in the open access journal, PLOS ONE.

Media Contacts: Rhett Register, 919-515-1092, rregister@ncsu.edu; Susan Ferris Hill, 843-953-2092, susan.ferris.hill@scseagrant.org

Researchers: Craig Sullivan, 919-302-7888, aquagyn.nc@gmail.com; Robert Chapman, 843-725-4878, chapmanr@dnr.sc.gov