2016 Graduate Student Symposium


March 4-6, 2016

Symposium Program, Schedule, and Abstracts

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You are invited to attend a fun-filled, research-oriented, and affordable symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. This symposium provides a forum for students to present their research in a formal but non-threatening environment and to network with students and faculty from across the region. All university students and faculty in marine, estuarine, or coastal sciences are invited to attend and all graduate students are encouraged to present. Awards will be given for best oral presentations and oral presenters will receive feedback.

Presentations and posters are limited to students only, but everyone is invited to attend. If you have any questions, contact David Dippold. Stay tuned for more details.


Registration for the 2016 Graduate Student Symposium is a two-part process which includes submitting the form below and making payment via PayPal. Questions may be addressed via email to David Dippold.

Part I - Registration Form

Please complete the registration form.

After submitting the form, you will may return to this page to submit your registration payment.

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Part II - Registration Payment

Payment may also be made at the symposium via cash or check.

Registration & Housing


The Graduate Student Symposium could not be successful without all of our wonderful sponsors.


If you or your institution would like to donate to the 2016 GSS, click the donate button below. If you have questions, contact Kaitlin Doucette or David Dippold.