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Appendix C
Workshop Program

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Ocean Studies Board
Committee on The Ocean's Role in Human Health
American Geophysical Union (AGU) Building
2000 Florida Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC
June 8–10, 1998

Program

Monday, June 8 - Conference Room A

9:00 a.m. Welcome/Introductions - William Fenical, Chair

Session I: Marine Natural Disasters

9:30 a.m. ''The Role of Ocean Systems in Marine Natural Disasters" Peter Rhines (University of Washington)

10:00 a.m. "Estuarine and Near-Shore Transport and Stratification" William Wiseman (Louisiana State University)

10:30 a.m. BREAK

10:45 a.m. "Oceanic Processes Excited by Hurricanes" Nick Shay (University of Miami, RSMAS)

11:15 a.m. "Public Health Impacts of Tropical Storms and El Niño" Claude de Ville de Goyet (Pan American Health Organization)

11:45 a.m. Discussion Session

12:00 p.m. LUNCH BREAK



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Page 123 Appendix C Workshop Program image Ocean Studies Board Committee on The Ocean's Role in Human Health American Geophysical Union (AGU) Building 2000 Florida Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC June 8–10, 1998 Program Monday, June 8 - Conference Room A 9:00 a.m. Welcome/Introductions - William Fenical, Chair Session I: Marine Natural Disasters 9:30 a.m. ''The Role of Ocean Systems in Marine Natural Disasters" Peter Rhines (University of Washington) 10:00 a.m. "Estuarine and Near-Shore Transport and Stratification" William Wiseman (Louisiana State University) 10:30 a.m. BREAK 10:45 a.m. "Oceanic Processes Excited by Hurricanes" Nick Shay (University of Miami, RSMAS) 11:15 a.m. "Public Health Impacts of Tropical Storms and El Niño" Claude de Ville de Goyet (Pan American Health Organization) 11:45 a.m. Discussion Session 12:00 p.m. LUNCH BREAK

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Page 124 Session II: Infectious Diseases 1:00 p.m. "Waterborne Diseases: Are They Really Detectable, Predictable, and Preventable?" D. Jay Grimes (The University of Southern Mississippi) 1:30 p.m. "Climatic Events Associated with Viral Contamination of Estuaries" Joan Rose (University of South Florida) 2:00 p.m. "Global Warming and Potential Changes in Vector-borne Diseases" Milan Trpis (School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University) 2:30 p.m. "Infectious Diseases in the Developing World" Frances Carr (USAID) 3:00 p.m. Discussion Session 3:15 p.m. BREAK Session III: Harmful Algal Blooms 3:30 p.m. "Harmful Algal Blooms & Marine Food Webs" Pat Tester (National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA) 4:00 p.m. "Marine Toxins: Orphan Receptors, Charlatan Regulators, and Emerging and Re-Emerging Disease" Dan Baden (University of Miami) 4:30 p.m. "Marine Toxins and Public Health" Lorraine Backer (CDC: National Center for Environmental Health) 5:00 p.m. "Natural Toxins in Seafood: Challenges and Possibilities" Sherwood Hall (Food and Drug Administration) 5:30 p.m. Discussion Session 5:45 p.m. Reception 6:45 p.m. Adjourn for the day. Tuesday, June 9 - Conference Room A Session IV: Marine Organisms as Models for Biomedical Research 9:00 a.m. "From Sea Urchins to Man: What Marine Embryo Research Tells Us About Human Health and Disease" David Epel (Stanford University)

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Page 125 9:30 a.m. "Evolutionarily Conserved Mechanisms of Salt Tolerance: Marine Organisms and the Human Kidney" Joan Ferraris (National Institutes of Health) 10:00 a.m. "Antibodies of Sharks: Evolutionary Emergence and Relevance to Autoimmunity and Infection" John Marchalonis (University of Arizona) 10:30 a.m. BREAK 11:00 a.m. "An Evolutionary and Genetic Approach for Understanding the Neurobiological Basis of Vertebrate Behavior" Robert Baker (New York University Medical School) 11:30 a.m. Discussion Session 11:45 a.m. Lunch Break Session V: Marine Natural Products 1:00 p.m. "Marine Microorganisms: Developing a New Drug Resource" William Fenical (Scripps Institution of Oceanography) 1:30 p.m. "Marine Natural Products: Therapeutic Potential of Compounds Derived from Marine Invertebrates" Shirley Pomponi (Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Inc.) 2:00 p.m. "Learning Drug Design from Marine Snails" Baldomero Olivera (University of Utah) 2:30 p.m. Discussion Session 2:45 p.m. BREAK 3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: "Health, Ecological and Economic Dimensions of Global Change: Tracking Marine Disturbance and Disease" Ben Sherman, Erika Siegfried (Harvard Medical School, Center for Health and the Global Environment) "Application of Remote Sensing for the Detection of Vibrio cholerae by Indirect Measurements" Anwarul Huq (University of Maryland) 4:30 p.m. Adjourn Public Session

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Appendix C 2:00 p.m. "Global Warming and Potential Changes in Vector-borne Diseases" Milan Trpis (Schoo! of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University) 2:30 p.m. "Infectious Diseases in the Developing World" Frances Carr (USAID) 3:00 p.m. Discussion Session 3: ~ 5 p.m. BREAK SESSION IlI: Harmful Algal Blooms 3:30 p.m. "HannfuT Algal Blooms & Manne Food Webs" Pat Tester (National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA) 120 4:00 p.m. "Marine Toxins: Orphan Receptors, Charlatan Regulators, and Emerging and Re-Emerging Disease" Dan Baden (University ofMiami) 4:30 p.m. "Marine Toxins and Public Health" Lorraine Backer (CDC: National Center for Environmental Health) 5:00 p.m. "Natural Toxins in Seafood: Challenges and Possibilities" Sherwood HaR (Food and Drug Administration) 5:30 p.m. Discussion Session 5:45 p.m. Reception 6:45 p.m. Adjourn for the day. |Tuesday, June 9 - Conference Room A l SESSION IV: Marine Organisms as Models for Biomedical Research 9:00 a.m. "From Sea Urchins to Man: What Manne Embryo Research Tells Us About Hurnar~ Health and Disease" David Epe! (Stanford University) 9:30 a.m. "Evolutionarily Conserved Mechanisms of Salt Tolerance: Marine Organisms and the Human Kidney" Joan Ferraris (National Institutes of Health) 0:00 a.m. "Antibodies of Sharks: Evolutionary Emergence and Relevance to