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Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Funding Source: Year 3-5 Investigator Grants (RFP-II)

Project Roster

The Environmental Effects of an Oil Spill on Blue Crabs in the Gulf of Mexico and the Dynamics of Recovery: Integrating Oceanography and Molecular Ecology

6 Research Team Members

Principal Investigator

Joseph Neigel
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Department of Biology

Co-Principal Investigator

Caroline Taylor
Tulane University
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Project Data Point of Contact

Joseph Neigel
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Department of Biology

Post-Doc

Sophie Plouviez
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Department of Biology

GoMRI Scholar

Susan Chiasson
Tulane University
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Sarah Giltz
Tulane University
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Graduate Student - PhD Level

Susan Chiasson
Tulane University
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Sarah Giltz
Tulane University
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Matthew Starr
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Department of Biology
This research was made possible by a grant from BP/The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative.
www.gulfresearchinitiative.org