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Jochi Aronowicz, B.S.
University of Chicago
Analysis of body patterning gene expression and function during the establishment of the radial echinoderm body plan.

Jonathan Alberts, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Senior Research Associate at the Center for Cell Dynamics.

Brian Allen, B.S.
University of California, Davis
Shellfish aquaculture, shellfish restoration, intertidal and subtidal invertebrate applied ecology, predominately in recruitment and community relationships.

David Bain, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Three-dimensional recording of killer whale sounds for studies of communication, foraging, habitat usage, and assessing the effects of anthropogenic noise.

Robin W. Baird , Ph.D.
Cascadia Research Collective
Foraging ecology and behavior of cetaceans.

James Baker, Ph.D.
SUNY Stony Brook
Enigmatic transition that enables centrioles to become basal bodies.

Michael Baltzley, B.S.
Univ of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
The control of locomotion and the integration of behavior by the central nervous system in nudibrach gastropods.

Anne Beaudreau, B.A.
University of Washington
Role of lingcod, a top predator, in fish communities of the San Juan Archipelago.

Yvonne Beckham, Ph.D.
Center for Cell Dynamics
Research Scientist at the Center for Cell Dynamics involved in molecular experiments that are associated with various projects at the center.

William M Bement, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Visiting Research Fellow at Center for Cell Dynamics investigating regulation and mechanics of transient contractile structures.

Sarah Berke, B.A.
University of South Carolina
Investigate the fitness impacts of convergent behaviors, drawing comparisons between phyla.

John R. Blinks, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Washington
Isolation characterization and modification of recombinant photoproteins in Cnidaria.

Natika Bock
University of Victoria
Investigations on response to flow by Tritonia diomedea.

Eric Boget
University of Washington
Cape Flattery moorings.

Josh Bouma, B.S.
University of Washington
Using artificial habitats (BARTs) to determine recruitment success of juvenile pinto abalone in the San Juan Islands.

Paul Bourdeau, M.S.
SUNY at Stony Brook
Ecology and evolution of phenotypic plasticity and marine invasion ecology.

Susan Brady, M.S.
University of Washington
Lab technician with the Center for Cell Dynamics.

Lyle L. Britt, M.S.
Alaska Fisheries Science Center
Ontogenetic changes in the feeding and vision ecology of fishes.

Kevin Britton-Simmons, Ph.D.
University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratories
Marine community ecology.

Federico Brown, B.S.
University of Washington
Evolution and development of the germ line.

Paulette Brunner
University of Washington
Imaging specialist at the Center for Cell Dynamics.

Jennifer L. Burnaford, Ph.D.
University of Puget Sound
Effects of plant canopies on community structures.

Shaun D. Cain, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Faculty for The Neuroethology of Orientation Behavior 2005. The intersection of computers, neurobiology, behavior, and water flow in slugs, squirts, and sponges.

Emily Carrington, Ph.D.
University of Washington
The physiological ecology of marine organisms, particularly the mechanical design of animals and plants that inhabit physically demanding rocky shore habitats.

Wei-Chun Chin, Ph.D.
University of California, Merced
Faculty for Biophysics of the Aquatic Gel Phase 2005. The role of secretory granules in exocytosis Ca2+ signaling pathways.

Guy Claireaux, Ph.D.
Centre de Recherche, sur les
Faculty for Fish Swimming course in Summer 2005

Greg Clark, Ph.D.
University of Utah
Cellular neuronal mechanisms of learning and sensory information processing in simple marine invertebrate systems (Aplysia and Hermissenda).

Howard Clarke, Ph.D.
Center for Cell Dynamics
Molecular and Cell Biologist at the Center for Cell Dynamics.

Julia Dallman
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Faculty for Comparative Invertebrate Embryology 2005.

Horacio de la Iglesia, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Collect animals for circadian project.

Roger deRoos, Ph.D.
Faculty, Skagit Valley College BIology course.

Megan N. Dethier, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Shoreline habitat classification and the design of monitoring programs. Effects of stress on growth and reproduction of intertidal algae. Faculty for Marine Zoology/Marine Botany 2005.

Yongxue Ding, M.S.
Florida State University
RA to Pedro Verdugo and Wei-Chun Chin. The role of secretory granules in exocyosis Ca2+ signaling pathways.

Paolo Domenici, Ph.D.
International Marine Center
Faculty for Fish Swimming 2005. Fish locomotion in relation with predator-prey interactions.

Kelly Dorgan, B.S.
University of Maine
Mechanisms of burrowing by polychaetes living in high porosity mud vs. those living in sand.

David O. Duggins, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Population biology and biomechanics of kelps.

Marshall Early, B.A.
Abilene Christian University
Neural control of nematocyst discharge in aeolid nudibranch mollusks.

Alexandra Eaves
University of Alberta
TA for Evolution and development of the Metazoans Summer B 2005.

Douglas J. Eernisse
California State University at Fullerton
The comparative phylogeographic and reproductive study of chitons in the northern Pacific.

Deniz F. Erezyilmaz
University of Washington
RA for Developmental and Behavioral Endocrinology of Arthropods, Spring 05

Richard Fay
Loyola University - Chicago
Mechanisms of sound source detection and localization by fishes.

Elizabeth Fly
University of Puget Sound
The role of shade in adjusting the metabolic rates of the ochre seastar, Pisaster ochraceus.

Victoria Foe, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Dynamics and function of actin and microtubules in cell shape changes and cytokinesis during early development of marine invertebrates. Research Professor associated with the Center for Cell Dynamics.

Colleen Fox
Georgia Southern University
Ingestion rates and growth rates of echinodern larvae.

Gary L. Freeman, Ph.D.
University of Texas, Austin
Post-metamorphic developmental changes in larvae that are prevented from settling.

Paul Gabrielson, Ph.D.
Univ of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Faculty for Marine Algae 2005. Systematics of marine algae.

Alan Gelperin
Monell Chemical Senses Center
Cellular and computational analysis of olfactory information processing, odor learning and odor memory storage in the mammalian central nervious system.

Sophie B. George, Ph.D.
Georgia Southern University
Effect of food quality and salinity on the development of echinoderm larvae.

Ryan Gile, B.S.
Center for Cell Dynamics
Research technician at the Center for Cell Dynamics.

Sarah Gilman, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Phenotypic plasticity and habitat specialization in snails of the genus Lottia.

Amy Glaub, B.S.
University of Washington
TA for Marine Zoology/Marine Botany 2005

Adrian Goad
Abilene Christian University
Neuronal control of nematocyst discharge in aeolid nudibranch mollusks.

Laura Gosnell
Connecticut College
RA for Lyle Britt and Flo McAlary. Ultraviolet and polarization vision ecology of Northeast Pacific Fishes.

Anupama Govindarajan
University of Washington
Intracellular neuronal recording with flexible micromachined probe implants.

Sarah Gray
Stony Brook University
Ecological impacts and spread of aquatic invasive species.

Charles H. Greene, Ph.D.
Cornell University
Faculty for Marine Bioacoustics 2005.

Daniel Grunbaum, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Plankton exploitation of resources.

John Guinotte
Marine Conservation Biology Institute
Modeling potential habitat for tropical coral reefs / deep water corals and the potential threats climate change pose for these ecosystems (focus: changes in temperature and seawater chemistry) .

Don Gunderson, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Faculty for Marine Fish Ecology and Marine Protected Areas 2005.

Kenneth Halanych, Ph.D.
Auburn University
Faculty for Evolution and Development of the Metazoans in summer 2005. As Whiteley scholar, working on a book entitled "Animal Phylogeny (New views on old relationships)".

Carli Halpenny
University of Toronto
TA for Parasites of Marine Organisms - Summer B 2005

Brad Hanson, M.S.
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
Prey selection and foraging behavior of southern resident killer whales.

Kevin Hardy
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Monitor orcas and the effects human activities have on their behavior.

Mike Hart, Ph.D.
Simon Fraser University
Brittlestar research

S. Alexandra Hart, B.A.
University of Washington
RA for Developmental and Behavioral Endocrinology of Arthropods, Spring 05

Jessica Hayden-Spear, B.S.
University of Washington
Nearshore habitat associations of juvenile rockfish (Sebastes spp) in the San Juan Channel.

Scottie Y. Henderson, Ph.D.
University of Washingon, Tacoma
Maternal provisioning in brooding bryozoans and offspring success.

Michelle Herko, B.S.
University of Washington
RA for Verdugo's Research Apprentice team investigating oceanic self-assembling biopolymers.

Andreas Heyland, B.S.
Whitney Laboratory
Evolution of signaling pathways.

Jeffrey Matt Hoch
SUNY Stony Brook
The functional morphology of barnacle penises in different physical and biological conditions.

A. Rus Hoelzel, Ph.D.
University of Durham
Behvaioral ecology of minke whales.

Jennifer R. Hoffman, Ph.D.
Everett Community College
Faculty for Marine Invertebrate Zoology 2005. Consequences of climate change and UV radiation for marine ecosystems.

John Horne, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Faculty for Marine Bioacoustics 2005, which surveyed the distribution and abundance of local fish populations and measuring and modeling acoustic backscatter.

Jaquan Horton, B.S.
University of California, Irvine
TA for Fish Swimming - SummerB '05

Karly Hutchinson
Muhlenberg College
Evolutionary radiation of suspension feeding in marine snails.

Fumio Iwata, DSc.
Hokkaido University
Taxonomic studies on new and reported species of nemerteans from Friday Harbor.

Erika V. Iyengar, Ph.D.
Muhlenberg College
Evolutionary radiation of suspension feeding in marine snails.

Vik Iyengar, Ph.D.
Villanova University
Evolution of mating systems.

Molly Jacobs, B.S.
University of Washington
TA for ZooBots Marine Invertebrate Zoology 2005. Modes of development in marine invertebrates particularly the evolution of coloniality in ascidians.

Lionel Jaffe, Ph.D.
Marine Biological Laboratory
Investigate the tallus effect, the ability of intertidal plants to polarize fucoid zygotes at distances of up to ten millimeters away.

Jeffrey S. Jensen, Ph.D.
University of Maryland
Limits to performance and ecological impact of the molluscivore Rhacochilus vacca (Embiotocidae).

Peter A. Jumars, Ph.D.
University of Maine
Analyze digestion in deposit feeders through a combination of kinetic constraints based on reactor theory with in vivo and in vitro measurements.

Sabreena Kasbati, B.S.
University of California - Irvine
Exploring the function of the spiracle in Squalus acanthias, the spiny dogfish, ventilation while swimming.

Ryan Kelly, M.S.
Columbia University
The comparative phylogeography of marine molluscs

Art Kendall, Ph.D.
NOAA
Faculty for Marine Fish Ecology 2005. Larval fish ecology and systematics, recruitment processes in relation to MPAs.

Kerry Kim, Ph.D.
Center for Cell Dynamics

Joel Kingsolver, Ph.D.
Univ of NC, Chapel Hill
Writing article for Bioscience on our current understanding of the patterns of selection in natural populations.

Pema Kitaeff, B.S.
Western Washington University
Diving for Erika Iyengar.

Terrie Klinger, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Faculty for Marine Conservation Biology 2004. Nearshore ecology; marine conservation biology and management.

Robin Kodner
Harvard University
Chemical composition of prasinophyte green algae reproductive cysts called phycomata because they may be the best modern analogue of some of the most ancient eukaryotic microfossils, which themselves have unique chemical compostition

Michele Kondracki
Dickinson College
Neural control of metamorphosis in invertebrate larvae.

Eugene Kozloff, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Differentiation, dedifferentiation and redifferentiation of an acoel flatworm and acoel fauna of the region.

Amy Lambert, B.A.
University of Washington
Developing site treatments and revegetation methods for prairie restoration at American Camp.

Mike Lakeman, B.S.
University of Washington
TA for Marine Algae

Charlie Lambert, Ph.D.
UW-Friday Harbor Laboratories
Maturation and fertilization of ascidian eggs, reproductive biology of ascidians, nitrogen storage in ascidians.

Gretchen Lambert, M.S.
UW-Friday Harbor Laboratories
The indigenous and non-indigenous ascidians of the Pacific NW and Guam.

Brent Leithauser
University of Washington
RA for Dr. Pedro Verdugo and Dr. Lionel Jaffe.

Kim Littlefield
University of Washington
The structure/function relationship of myosin.

Roger Longley, Ph.D.
Pacific Sciences Institute
Development of serotonergic neurons.

George Mackie, Ph.D.
University of Victoria
Comparative and evolutionary neurobiology of hydromedusae.

Glen MacMaster, M.A.
University of Washington
RA for Invertebrate Immunity and Metamorphosis 2005.

Daphne Manoussaki, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University
Postdoctoral research at the Center for Cell Dynamics.

Roberta Marinelli, Ph.D.
University of Maryland
Sediment modification by infauna: ecological and geochemical causes and consequences.

Svetlana Maslakova, Ph.D.
Smithsonian Institution
TA for Comparative Invertebrate Embryology 2004

Elizabeth (Beth) Matta, B.S.
University of Washington
RA - Marine Fish Ecology and Marine Protected Areas, Spring 2005

James Maylie, Ph.D.
Oregon Health Sciences University
Calcium activted potassium channel and calcium signaling in sea urchin egg.

Katie McDonald, B.S.
University of Washington
Assessing the risks that invertebrate larvae run as they develop through settlement.

Robert W. Meech, Ph.D.
University of Bristol
Electrophysiology of swimming in the jellyfish Aglantha digitale.

Anna Metaxas, Ph.D.
Dalhousie University
Larval ecology of marine benthic invertebrates

Claudia E. Mills, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Biology of medusae, ctenophores and siphonophores; invasion of introduced clam Nuttallia obscurata into Puget Sound; plant surveys of UW properties in the San Juan Islands; centennial history of FHL.

James Miskelly, M.S.
University of Victoria
Distribution, range and habitat of a rare butterfly, the Island Marble (Euchloe ausonides insulanus).

Gretchen Moeser
University of Washington
Research scientist for Dr. Emily Carrington.

Amy Moran, Ph.D.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Comparisons of egg mass physiology between Antarctic and temperate marine invertebrates.

M. Patricia Morse, Ph.D.
University of Washington

Madelon Mottet, Ph.D.
Alaska Southeast BioResearch
Comparison of economic viability of he culture of various cold-water invertebrate species when reared on maariculture farms in Alaska and British Columbia.

Edwin M. Munro, Ph.D.
Center for Cell Dynamics
Senior Research Associate at the Center for Cell Dynamics investigating the cellular, cytoskeletal and mechanical bases for morphogenesis.

Madrona Murphy
University of Washington

James Murray, Ph.D.
University of Central Arkansas
Faculty for The Neuroethology of Orientation Behavior 2005. How the brain of the Tritonia diomedea senses water flow direction and orients to tidal flow direction.

William Nesse
University of Utah
Phase coupling in networks of neurons and their putative role in light encoding in Hermissenda retina.

James Newcomb, M.S.
Georgia State University
How neural circuits evolve to produce species-specific behaviors.

Amanda Newsom, B.S.
UC Davis - Dept of Ecology & Evolution
Research technician for Dr. Pedro Verdugo investigating the characteristics of biopolymer gels in cells and marine organic cycles.

Jan A. Newton, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Faculty for Pelagic Ecosystem Function in the San Juan Archipelago 2005

Tigran P. Norekian, Ph.D.
Arizona State University
Neuronal mechanisms of the feeding arousal in the predatory pteropod mollusc Clione limacina.

Charles O'Kelly, Ph.D.
Bigelow Laboratory Of Ocean Studies
Taxonomic diversity and evolutionary history of the smaller marine green algae. Faculty for Marine Algae 2005.

Garry Odell, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Faculty for Gene Networks Dynamics and Cellular Behavior 2005. Director of Center for Cell Dynamics at Friday Harbor Laboratories.

Shigeko Ooishi, D.Sc.
University of Washington
Taxonomy of copepods associated with ascidians.

Fernanda Oyarzun, B.S.
University of Washington
TA for Comparative Invertebrate Embryology 2005. Plasticity of reproductive strategies of poecilogonous spionid polychaetes, and their ecolgocial and evolutionary implications.

Bob Pacunski, M.S.
Washington Dept of Fish & Wildlife
Surveys of bottomfish populations in the San Juan Islands.

Dianna K. Padilla, Ph.D.
SUNY at Stony Brook
Ecological impacts and spread of aquatic invasive species and the ecology and evolution of phenotypically plastic morphologies, espeically inducible offenses.

Louise Page, Ph.D.
University of Victoria
Faculty for Marine Invertebrate Zoology 2005.

Camryn Pennington
University of Puget Sound
Effects of canapy-forming algae on intertidal community structure.

Emily Peters
University of Central Arkansas
Physiological and biomechanical mechanisms by which the nudibranch sea slug orients to tidal flow and navigates.

Anthony Pires, Ph.D.
Dickinson College
The neural control of settlement and metamorphosis in larvae of marine invertebrates.

Thomas J. Pirtle, Ph.D.
Abilene Christian University
Neuronal control of nematocys discharge in aeolid nudibranch mollusks.

Robert D. Podolsky, Ph.D.
College of Charleston
Physical challenges of reproduction and development in intertidal habitats.

Marianne Porter, B.S.
University of California, Irvine
Interested in exploring the function of the spiracle in Squalus acanthias, the spiny dogfish, ventilation while swimming.

Ann Potter, B.S.
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
The distribution, range, and habitat of a rare butterfly, the Island Marble (Euchloe ausonides insulanus).

Alexander Primus, Ph.D.
University of Texas, Austin
Mechanisms of specification and evolution or gene networks

Stephaney Puchalski, M.S.
Indiana University
Using experimental taphonomy to understand the fossil record of chitons.

Peiyuan Qian
Hong Kong Univ of Sci & Technology
The role of the biofilm on local sponges in larval settlement of barnacles.

Susanne Rafelski
Stanford University
Studying Listeria's intracellular actin based motility.

Mason Reichard, Ph.D.
Oklahoma State University
Faculty for Parasites of Marine Organisms 2005.

Mary Rice, Ph.D.
Smithsonian Marine Station
Reproduction, development and phylogeny of the Sipuncula.

Lynn Riddiford, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Faculty for Developmental and Behavioral Endocrinology of Arthropods 2005.

Ellis B. Ridgway, Ph.D.
Medical College of Virginia
The role of calcium transients in muscle contraction.

Albert Rodriguez
California State University, Fullerton
Blinks Scholar 2005 working with Tony Pires.

Anthony Rodriguez
University of Washington
RA - Pedro Verdugo and Wei-Chun Chin

Laura Rogers-Bennett, Ph.D.
Bodega Marine Lab
Nearshore subtidal ecology of rocky reefs, Marine Protected Areas and marine conservation.

Inigo Sanchez, B.S.
Universidad de Oviedo
Invasibility of intertidal and subtidal communities.

Scott Santagata, Ph.D.
Smithsonian Ecological Research Ctr
TA for Marine Invertebrate Zoology 2005. The systematics, development, and larval ecology of bryozoans, phoronids, and brachiopods.

Kimberly Satterfield
Oakwood College
Blinks Scholar 2005. Working with Wei Chun Chin.

Richard A. Satterlie, Ph.D.
Univ. North Carolina, Wilmington
Interactions between normal swimming and the ballistic startle system in the pteropod mollusk Clione limacina.

Megan Saunders, B.S.
Dalhousie University
Role of larval processes in determining distribution and abundance of adult benthic invertebrates.

Kristen Schmidt
University of Washington
RA for Pedro Verdugo

Christopher Schoff, B.S.
University of Washington
CCD - Early asymetric cell divisions in C. elegans.

Allen W. Schuetz, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Intra-ovarian mechanisms mediating oocyte maturation and spawning.

Kenneth Sebens, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Marine ecology, hydrodynamics, coral biology, growth and energetics of marine invertebrates.

Henrike Semmler
University of Copenhagen, Biological Institute
Early development of the muscle and nervous system in plathelminthes with respect to questions regarding its phylogenetic position within the trochozoa.

Shawn Shellito
University of Maine
Using acoustics to study emergence in marine invertebrates.

Kristin M. Sherrard, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Effect of scaling factors on performance and survival in a suspension-feeding marine invertebrate. RA for research apprentice team investigating gene network dynamics and cellular behavior.

Ann Showalter
University of Puget Sound
Effects of canapy-forming algae on intertidal community structure.

Irina Sinakevitch, Ph.D.
University of Arizona
Comparative studies of the biogenic amine distribution in the optic lobe and the central brain of the invertebrate.

Joe Sisneros, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Mechanisms of sound source detection and localization by fishes.

Michael Sitvarin
Muhlenberg College
RA for Erika Iyengar. Factors that may have limited the evolutionary radiation of suspension feeding in marine snails.

Sarah Smith
University of Washington
TA for Pelagic Ecosystem Function in the San Juan Archipelago

Shannon Smith
Univ. of Southern Mississippi
RA working with Dr. Judy Williams.

Toni Lynn Smythe, B.S.
University of New Mexico
Oocyte maturation in Nemerteans.

Leah Spellen
Oakwood College
Blinks Scholar 2005 - working with Dr. Kristin Sherrard

Bianca Starks
Paine College
Blinks Scholar 2005 working with Vik Iyengar.

Craig Staude, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Systematics and biology of gammaridean amphipods and leptostracans.

John Steffensen, Ph.D.
University of Copenhagen
Faculty for Fish Swimming course in Summer 2005

Richard Strathmann, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Modes of development of marine invertbrates. Evolution of development rates. Faculty for Comparative Invertebrate Embryology 2005.

Steve Stricker, Ph.D.
University of New Mexico
Kinase activities during egg maturation.

Adam Summers, Ph.D.
University of California, Irvine
Understanding the intramuscular pressures generated during steady locomotion in fishes.

William Sunderland, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Research Scientist at the Center for Cell Dynamics.

Billie Swalla, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Faculty for Invertebrate Immunity and Metamorphosis 2005. Evolution and development of the chordates and the immune system.

Brett Szymik, B.S.
Arizona State University
Biomechanics of swimming and changes of locomotory speed in the pteropod mollusk Clione limacina.

Rowann Tallmon, M.A.
The Whale Museum
Marine Mammal Stranding Network.

Michael Teasdale
University of Maryland
Quantifying the affects that the benthic fauna have on geochemical processes and constituents in the sediments and in the water column.

Michael Temkin, Ph.D.
St. Lawrence University
Determine waveform dynamics used by gymnolaemate bryozoan sperm during their transfer from paternal to maternal individuals through the water column.

Ted Thomas, M.S.
Department of Interior
US Fish and Wildlife Service.

James Truman, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Faculty for Developmental and Behavioral Endocrinology of Arthropods 2005.

Breck Tyler, Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Cruz
Faculty for Pelagic Ecosystem Function in the San Juan Archipelago 2005

Melissa Vasquez
University of Puget Sound
Blinks Scholar 2005.

Dawn Vaughn, B.S.
University of Washington
The integration of life history evolution, predator-prey interactions and phenotypic plasticity to understand the extent to which marine larvae exhibit inducible defenses against predators.

Pedro Verdugo, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Faculty forBiophysics of the Aquatic Gel Phase 2005. Carbon cycling in the ocean.

Geerat J. Vermeij, Ph.D.
University of California, Davis
Illg Distinguished Lecturer for 2005.

George von Dassow, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Faculty for Comparative Invertebrate Embryology 2005 and Gene Network Dynamics and Cellular Behavior 2005. Senior Residence Associate at the Center for Cell Dynamics, investigating dynamics and function of actin and microtubules in cell shape changes and cytokinesis during early development of marine invertebrates.

Michelangelo von Dassow, B.S.
University of California, Berkeley
The effects of fluid flow on chimney morphology in the bryozoan Membranipora membranacea.
George Waldbusser, M.S.
Univ of Maryland, Ctr for Env Sci.
The role of benthic infauna in transport and reaction processes in marine sediments and the effects of ecological structures such as biodiversity on collective processes termed ecosystem function.

Andreas Wanninger, Ph.D.
University of Copenhagen, Biological Institute
Establishment of certain body plan features such as nervous and muscle systems during ontogeny of selected metazoans.

Eric Weissberger, Ph.D.
University of Maine
Compensatory feeding responses in deposit-feeding polychaetes exposed to extreme temperature changes.

Emily West, B.S.
Dickinson College
Analyzing how neural signals effect a rapid loss of cell adhesion in the metamorphosing velum.

David S. Wethey, Ph.D.
University of South Carolina
Experimental manipulations of rates of organism relocation by large macrofauna, a source of biological, geochemical, and physical heterogeneity in sediments and a major contributor to the population structure and dynamics of sedimentary infauna.

Judith Williams, Ph.D.
University of Southern Mississippi
Investigating the presence of insect neuropeptides and the aquatic crustacean Copepoda.

Dennis Willows, Ph.D.
University of Washington
New silicon technologies to record from the nervous systems of freely behaving animals.

Sarah A. Woodin, Ph.D.
University of South Carolina
Experimental manipulations of rates of organism relocation by large macrofauna, a source of biological, geochemical, and physical heterogeneity in sediments and a major contributor to the population structure and dynamics of sedimentary infauna.

H. Arthur Woods, Ph.D.
University of Texas, Austin
Interactive effects of temperature and oxygen on the structure and function of gastropod egg masses.

Owen Woodward, B.A.
University of Washington
Neurological control of locomotion of the marine mollusc, Tritonia diomedea.

Russell Wyeth, Ph.D.
Dalhousie University
Field behavioral studies and implantable computers in brain of Tritonia diomedea.

Takeshi Yamagata, Ph.D.
Univesity of Washington
Melange related to the collapse of the Permian seamount in the San Juan Islands

David Zeddies, Ph.D.
University of Maryland
Mechanisms of sound source detection and localization by fishes.

Russel L. Zimmer, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Comparative study of the embryogenesis and syphonautes larvae of a ctenostome (Alcyonidium sp.) and a cheilostrome bryozoan (Membranipora sp.), focusing on cleavage patterns and formation of the vestibule and its feeding apparatus.