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Marcus Drymon

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									                                                                                            J. Marcus Drymon
                     J. Marcus Drymon
 NOAA                                                     University of South Alabama &
 National Marine Fisheries Service                        Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL)
 Mississippi Laboratories                                 Department of Marine Science
 PO Drawer 1207                                           Life Sciences Building 25
 Pascagoula, Mississippi 39568                            Mobile, Alabama, 36688
 (228) 762-4591 ext 352                                   marcus.drymon@noaa.gov

EDUCATION
      Ph.D. Marine Science, University of South Alabama                        Expected graduation
      Dauphin Island Sea Lab                                                                 2010

      M.S. Marine Biology, Grice Marine Laboratory                             Graduated Fall 2003

      B.S. Marine Science                                      Graduated with Honors, May 2000
      Coastal Carolina University

      B.S. Biology, minor in Chemistry                         Graduated with Honors, May 2000
      Coastal Carolina University

      Semester abroad, Victoria, Australia                                       Deakin University

RESEARCH AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
      June 2008 – Current                                                           Pascagoula, MS
      NOAA Fisheries Research Biologist (SCEP)
      Field party chief on shark population assessment cruises,
      data analysis, publication preparation

      April 2004 – June 2008
      IAP Fisheries Biologist for NOAA/NMFS                                         Pascagoula, MS
      Field party chief on shark population assessment cruises,
      crew on reef fish cruises, tape/data analysis, publication preparation

      May 2008
      NOAA/NMFS & Dauphin Island Sea Lab Teaching Assistant (TA)                  Dauphin Island, AL
      Teaching assistant for Biology of Sharks and Rays course

      2003 - 2003
      College of Charleston Graduate research assistant (RA)
      Research assistantship through SCDNR MARMAP division                         Charleston, SC

      2002 - 2003
      College of Charleston Graduate research assistant (RA)
      Assist in red drum and small coastal shark sampling                          Charleston, SC

      2001- 2002
      College of Charleston Graduate teaching assistant (TA)
      Responsible for instruction of six introductory Biology labs.                Charleston, SC

      1998 - 2001
      Bimini Biological Field Station, shark tagger                               Bimini, Bahamas
      Staff/boat captain for an ongoing study to look at population
      dynamics of lemon sharks. Shark tagging, station maintenance,
      offshore research crew
                                                                                           J. Marcus Drymon

        1999, 2000
        Coastal Carolina University teaching assistant (TA)                           Conway, SC
        Teaching assistant for Principles of Ecology class and two time
        teaching assistant for Shark Biology with Field Experience course

        Spring semester, 1998
        Marine Educator, Ripley’s Aquarium                                       Myrtle Beach, SC
        Responsible for giving talks on shark conservation,
        maintaining tanks, etc.

        Summer 1997, 1998
        CCU Marine Science for Junior Scholars, Counselor                             Conway, SC
        Teaching assistant, student supervisor, van driver, etc.

        Summer 1996
        Earthwatch- Bahamas Marine Mammal Survey                            Tilloo, Abaco, Bahamas
        Research assistant, Earthwatch staff
        Research assistant for marine mammal photo ID study,
        Earthwatch staff, vessel crew

LAB EXPERIENCE
        April 2004 - present
        Fisheries Biologist                                              NMFS, Pascagoula, MS
        Vertebral analysis, otolith microstructure, video analysis,
        data analysis, marine mammal biopsy work

        Spring 2003
        Technician in Fish Life History Lab                                    MARMAP, SCDNR
        Removing, sectioning and interpreting otoliths

        Spring 2000
        Technician in Genetics Lab                                     Coastal Carolina University
        Responsible for running electrophoresis machines,
        pouring and reading gels

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND SOCIETIES
         American Elasmobranch Society (AES)
         American Fisheries Society (AFS)
         American Institute of Fisheries Research Biologists (AIFRB)

         Marine Biology Graduate Student Association member (2 years)

        and Vice President (1 year)
         Student representative, Grice Marine Biology Graduate Program

        admissions committee (2002)
         Member of Sigma Zeta National Science and Math Honor Society

         Reviewer, Sharks of South Carolina (2003) by Charles H. Farmer III



PUBLICATIONS
Carlson, JK, JM Drymon and J Neer. 2006. Life history parameters for finetooth sharks,
        Carcharhinus isodon, from the United States South Atlantic Ocean and northern Gulf of Mexico.
        SEDAR technical document.

Ulrich, GF, CM Jones, WB Driggers III, JM Drymon, D Oakley and C Riley. 2007. Habitat
         utilization, relative abundance and seasonality of sharks in the estuarine and nearshore waters of
         South Carolina. American Fisheries Society Symposium 50:125-139.

Drymon, J.M., Driggers, W.B.III, Oakley, D. and G.F. Ulrich. 2006. Investigating
      differences in life history parameters among small coastal sharks: Comparing the
      finetooth shark, Carcharhinus isodon, between the Gulf of Mexico and the Northwest Atlantic
      Ocean. Gulf of Mexico Science 2006 (1/2): pp 2-10.
                                                                                           J. Marcus Drymon



Drymon, J.M. 2003. Age, growth and maturation of the finetooth shark, Carcharhinus
      isodon, in the Atlantic waters off the Southeastern United States.” Master’s Thesis.

PRESENTATIONS (Since 2002)
“Age, growth and maturation of the finetooth shark, Carcharhinus isodon in the
 Atlantic waters of the southeastern United States.”
– Grice Marine Biology Graduate Student Research Colloquium, Feb 2003

“Age, growth and maturation of the finetooth shark, Carcharhinus isodon
off the Southeastern US: a preliminary report.”
- Annual meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society (AES), June 2003

“Age, growth and maturation of the finetooth shark, Carcharhinus isodon
off the Southeastern US.”
 - Annual student meeting of the American Fisheries Society (AFS), November 2003

“Age, growth and maturation of the finetooth shark, Carcharhinus isodon
in the western North Atlantic Ocean.”
 - Annual meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society (AES), May 2004

“Preliminary Age & Growth of Mustelus in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico” - CoAuthor
 - Annual meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society (AES), July 2005

“Investigations into trophic structure and food web dynamics of sharks in the Gulf of Mexico”
 - Gulf of Mexico Graduate Student Symposium (GSS), February 2006

"A simple guide to sharks" - CoAuthor
- National Marine Educators Conference, July 2006

“Distributions of Coastal Sharks in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Preliminary Temporal Data”
- Annual meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society (AES), July 2007

"Quantifying regional differences in shark abundance and distribution: a step towards ecosystem
management"
- Annual meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society (AES), July 2008

"Quantifying regional differences in shark abundance and distribution: a step towards ecosystem
management"
- World Fisheries Congress (WFC), October 2008

"Sharky chemistry: using stable isotopes to evaluate trophic dynamics of sharks in the northern Gulf of
Mexico" – CoAuthor
 - MASGC Bays and Bayous Conference, October 2008

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS
P.A.D.I. Project AWARE                                                                          2003
Slocum-Lunz Foundation                                                                          2003
American Elasmobranch Society (AES) Travel Grant                                                2003
American Institute of Fisheries Research Biologists (AIFRB) Travel Grant                        2003
Grice Marine Laboratory Joanna Fellowship                                                       2003
NOAA Performance Award                                                                          2007
Mississippi-Alabama SeaGrant Consortium                                                         2008
Nelson Award recipient                                                                          2008
AIFRB Fredin Fellowship                                                                         2008
                                                                                          J. Marcus Drymon

RESEARCH VESSEL EXPERIENCE
May 2006 – present
Field Party Chief (FPC)/Scientific Crew                                 Nearshore, Gulf of Mexico

Spring 2004 – present
Scientific Crew/Field Party Chief (FPC)                                   Offshore, Gulf of Mexico

Fall 2002 – Winter 2003
Scientific Crew                                                         Off shore, Charleston, SC

Summer 2000
Team leader, shark tagging project                                      Off shore Marquesas Cay

GUEST LECTURES (Since 2002)
 Invited speaker, Charleston Library Society (2002)                                     Charleston, SC
 Guest lecturer, Coastal Carolina University (2002)                                   Myrtle Beach, SC
 Guest lecturer, South Carolina Aquarium, lecture series (2003)                         Charleston, SC
 Invited speaker, Ocean Springs Middle School (2004)                                  Ocean Spring,MS
 Invited lecture/dissection, Resurrection Middle & High School (2005, 06, 07)          Pascagoula, MS
 Invited lecture, DISL Marine Vertebrate Zoology course (2007, 08)                   Dauphin Island, AL
 Invited lecture, Marine Applications of Science & Technology (2007)                 Dauphin Island, AL
 Invited speaker, JL Bedsole Convocation (2007)                                            Fairhope, AL
 Invited speaker, DISL high school teachers shark workshop (2008)                    Dauphin Island, AL

								
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