Darrell Jay Grimes, Ph.D.
Jay and Bev Grimes Distinguished Lecturer Series
The Jay and Bev Grimes Distinguished Lecturer Series is sponsored by GCRL professor Jay Grimes and his wife Bev. The series brings well-known marine scientists to address topics important to Southern Miss students and faculty and the Gulf Coast community.
- January 2015
Hans W. Paerl, Ph.D., Professor of Marine Science, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “Harmful algal blooms in a human and climatically impacted world: What’s manageable and what’s not?”
- April 2014
Bill Hogarth, Ph.D., Director, Florida Institute of Oceanography, “U.S. Fisheries: Emphasis on the Gulf of Mexico”
- April 2013
Karen E. Nelson, Ph.D., President, J. Craig Venter Institute, "Omics – Insights into Your World and Mine"
- July 2011
Terry C. Hazen, Ph.D., Head, Center for Environmental Biotechnology at DOE’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, “Can Mother Nature Take a Punch?
Microbes and the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf”
- April 2009
Rita R. Colwell, Ph.D., D.Sc., Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, “Oceans, Climate, Infectious Diseases and Human Health”
- December 2007
James D. Oliver, Ph.D., Cone Distinguished Professor for Teaching, University of North Carolina Charlotte, “Vibrio vulnificus: From Disease to Ecology to In Situ Gene Expression”