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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.

Antimicrobial Peptides: Overlooked Mechanisms of Disease Resistance?

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

2001 to 2004

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Aquatic Nuisance Species: Coastal Dispersal of Invasive Species in Domestic Ballast Water

Principal Investigator: 

Anson H. Hines

Start/End Year: 

2001 to 2004

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jeffrey A. Crooks, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Epizootiology and Pathogenicity of Two Perkinsus Species Parasitizing the Eastern Oyster Crassostrea Virginica

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

2001 to 2004

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jose A. Fernandez-Robledo, Eric J. Schott, Wolf T. Pecher, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

In Situ Determination of Perkinsus marinus Transmission Dynamics in Low Salinity Habitats: Implications for Disease Avoidance Management Strategies and Oyster Restoration (Virginia Portion)

Principal Investigator: 

Eugene M. Burreson

Start/End Year: 

2001 to 2004

Institution: 

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Kimberly S. Reese, Lisa M. Ragone Calvo, Virginia Institute of Marine Studies

Intracellular Survival of Perkinsus Marinus: The Oxidative Stress Pathway As A Potential Target For Therapy

Principal Investigator: 

Gerardo R. Vasta

Start/End Year: 

2001 to 2004

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Co-Principal investigator: 

Eric J. Schott, Jose A. Fernandez-Robledo, Wolf T. Pecher, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

The Oyster Disease Research Program: 1989-2001: A Meeting to Assess the State of the Science and the Future of Restoration

Principal Investigator: 

Jonathan G. Kramer

Start/End Year: 

2001 to 2004

Institution: 

Maryland Sea Grant

(CERP): Quantifying Ecological Risks of Contaminated Sediments on Living Resources in Supporting Decisions on Habitat Restoration Strategies in the Chesapeake Bay (Maryland Portion)

Principal Investigator: 

Joel E. Baker

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2005

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Development and Application of Biomarkers to Evaluate Endocrine Disruption in Fish as a Result of Chicken Manure Application on the Delmarva Peninsula

Principal Investigator: 

Daniel J. Fisher

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2003

Institution: 

Wye Research and Education Center

Does low dissolved oxygen favor dominance of gelatinous zooplankton in Chesapeake Bay?

Principal Investigator: 

Denise L. Breitburg

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

Academy of Natural Sciences Estuarine Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jennifer E. Purcell, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Environmental controls of denitrification in estuarine sediments

Principal Investigator: 

Jeffrey C. Cornwell

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Todd Kana, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Evaluating and improving larval stocking as a method to restore american shad in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Edward D. Houde

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2004

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Steven P. Minkkinen, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Mariculture, Estuarine and Marine Hatcheries

Mercenaria mercenaria - QPX: Immunological characterization of the host-pathogen interface

Principal Investigator: 

Robert S. Anderson

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2003

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Sharon E. McGladdery, Gulf Fisheries Centre

Permeability of fish oocytes: New approaches for fish embryo cryopreservation

Principal Investigator: 

Mary M. Hagedorn

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution

Proteome variability in oysters under metal stress

Principal Investigator: 

Brian P. Bradley

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Research and outreach to prevent and control aquatic nuisance species invasions. Understanding patterns and effects of nonindigenous species invasions on multiple spatial scales: A quantitative and comparative approach

Principal Investigator: 

Gregory M. Ruiz

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Jeffrey A. Crooks, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Seagrass-eutrophication interactions: Role of spatial pattern

Principal Investigator: 

W. Michael Kemp

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2003

Institution: 

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Laura Murray, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

SG-MSI Partnership Program: Increasing Research and Educational Opportunities in Marine and Related Sciences for Underrepresented Students at Morgan State University through Partnership with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Principal Investigator: 

Anson H. Hines

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2004

Institution: 

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Co-Principal investigator: 

Peter P. Marra, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Shipboard Trial of Primary and Secondary Ballast Water Treatment Systems

Principal Investigator: 

David A. Wright

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Co-Principal investigator: 

Rodger Dawson, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

The gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) System of striped bass: Endocrine, molecular and applied studies

Principal Investigator: 

Yonathan Zohar

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2002

Institution: 

Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

The spatial dynamics of blue crab in Chesapeake Bay

Principal Investigator: 

Thomas J. Miller

Start/End Year: 

2000 to 2003

Institution: 

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

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