Putnam, Doll Earn Regional Sea Grant Honor

May 14, 2014 | Katie Mosher

Gloria Putnam and Barbara Doll of North Carolina Sea Grant earned the Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant Outstanding Achievement Award for their leadership roles in the Currituck Goes Green Initiative. The award was presented at a recent meeting in Corolla that included Sea Grant colleagues from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, kmosher@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

NCSG Seeks Marine Aquaculture Specialist

May 6, 2014 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant is seeking a marine aquaculture extension specialist to be based in Morehead City. Details and instructions are at jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/36675.

Hiring Manager: Jack Thigpen, 919-515-3012, jack_thigpen@ncsu.edu

Coastwatch Spring 2014 Available

April 24, 2014 | Sandra Harris

The Spring 2014 issue of Coastwatch features North Carolina Sea Grant Projects, the estuarine shoreline study and seafood safety.

Go to ncseagrant.ncsu.edu/coastwatch/contact/ for reprint information or to request a complimentary copy.

Media Contact: E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098, eching_lee@ncsu.edu

NCSG’s Research Symposium Registration Deadline: March 31

March 24, 2014 | Katie Mosher

The North Carolina Sea Grant Research Symposium: Investments and Opportunities will be held on April 16, 2014 at NC State University’s McKimmon Center in Raleigh.

Media Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, kmosher@ncsu.edu