Presentations

Selected Recent Presentations from the Bucklin lab (*Invited Presentations)

2015

Questel, J.M., L. Blanco-Bercial, R.R. Hopcroft, and A. Bucklin (2015) Phylogeography and connectivity of four sibling species of Pseudocalanus (Copepoda: Calanoida) in the North Pacific and Arctic Ocean. Alaska Marine Science Symposium (Anchorage, AK; January 19-23, 2015) Oral

Gervase, L., C. Bateson, G. Ballou, A.N.S. Siuda, L. Amaral-Zettler and A. Bucklin (2015) Leptocephali biodiversity in the Sargasso Sea: spatial and diel patterns. New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (Lake Placid, NY; February 4-6, 2015). Poster – Recipient of Conference Best Poster Award

Blanco-Bercial, L. and A. Bucklin (2015) The other side of the coin for zooplankton population connectivity: measuring the flow; ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting (Grenada, Spain; February 22-27, 2015) Poster

Erikson, K., L. Leocadio Blanco-Bercial, D.R. Richardson, J. Hare, and A. Bucklin (2015) Understanding the importance of cryptic species diversity: time-series analysis of Pseudocalanus spp. (Copepoda, Calanoida) on the NW Atlantic shelf; ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting (Grenada, Spain; February 22-27, 2015) Poster

Hauff, M.J., J.K. Llopiz, L. Blanco-Bercial and A. Bucklin (2015) Gelatinous prey of fishes: qPCR analysis of an overlooked pathway in mesopelagic foodwebs; ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting (Grenada, Spain; February 22-27, 2015) Oral

Questel, J.M., L. Blanco-Bercial, R.R. Hopcroft, and A. Bucklin (2015) Phylogeography and connectivity of four sibling species of Pseudocalanus (Copepoda; Calanoida) in the North Pacific and Arctic Oceans; ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting (Grenada, Spain; February 22-27, 2015) Oral

2014

Blanco-Bercial, L., A. Bucklin, and A. Cornils (2014) DNA barcoding of marine copepods: assessment of analytical approaches to species identification; 2nd International Ocean Research Conference (Barcelona, Spain; November 17-21, 2014) Poster

*Bucklin, A., L. Blanco-Bercial, R.K. Colwell and K. Erikson (2014) Metagenetic analysis of zooplankton diversity in time-series surveys (1994-2013) of the NW Atlantic; 2nd International Ocean Research Conference (Barcelona, Spain; November 17-21, 2014) Oral

Hauff, M.J., A. Bucklin, L. Blanco-Bercial (2014) Molecular detection of gelatinous prey in mesopelagic food webs; 2nd International Ocean Research Conference (Barcelona, Spain; November 17-21, 2014) Oral

Wiebe, P.H., S. Kaartvedt and A. Bucklin (2014) Vertical distribution of euphausiid species in the Red Sea; 2nd International Ocean Research Conference (Barcelona, Spain; November 17-21, 2014) Poster

Blanco Bercial, Leocadio Blanco, Bucklin, Ann, O’Neill, Rachel J, “New view of population genetics of zooplankton: rad-seq analysis reveals population structure of the N Atlantic planktonic copepod Centropages typicus”, Ocean Sciences Meeting. (February 2014). Oral

Erikson, Kayla B, Blanco-Bercial, Leocadio, Richardson, David, Hare, Jon, Bucklin, Ann, “Watching time fly: Visualization of zooplankton population dynamics 1977-2013 from NOAA-NEFSC Ecosystem Monitoring of the NW Atlantic continental shelf”, 2014 Joint Aquatic Marine Sciences Meeting, ASLO. (May 18, 2014 – May 23, 2014). Poster

*Bucklin, Ann, “Census of Marine Zooplankton (CMarZ)”, Marine Biodiversity and Conservation Course, Sea Education Association. (April 4, 2014). Invited seminar.

*Bucklin, Ann, “Update and review of ICES Study Group on Integrative Morphological – Molecular Taxonomy”, ICES Working Group on Zooplankton Ecology, International Council for the Exploration of the Sea. (March 24, 2014 – March 28, 2014). Oral

Bucklin, Ann, “Biodiversity of the deep sea”, UConn Talks, UConn. (March 12, 2014). Invited oral presentation

Bucklin, Ann, Blanco-Bercial, Leocadio, Wiebe, Peter H, Copley, Nancy J, “Toward metagenetic analysis of biodiversity of zooplankton communities”, 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting, ASLO. (February 22, 2014).  Poster

Batta-Lona, Paola G, Wiebe, Peter H, O’Neill, Rachel, Bucklin, Ann, “Transcriptome-wide profiles of gene expression of Salpa thompsoni in relation to variation of the pelagic environment of the Southern Ocean”, 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting, ASLO. (February 22, 2014 – February 25, 2014). Oral

2013

Batta-Lona, P.G., Wiebe, P.H., O’Neill, R., and Bucklin, A.Salpa thompsoni: Potential impact of Ongoing Climate-Change in the Southern Ocean Environment. XIth Scientific Committee of Antarctic Research, Biology Symposium (Barcelona, Spain; July 2013) Oral

*Bucklin, A. Population connectivity of zooplankton: ecological, evolutionary and oceanographic interpretations. University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, Invited Seminar April 2, 2013.

Hauff, M.J., Ortman, B.D., Bucklin, A.What do mesopelagic fish really eat?: Quantitative PCR detection of gelatinous prey in gut contents. ICES 2013 Annual Science Conference (Rekjavik, Iceland; September 23-26, 2013) Oral

Pivor, J., Daniel, J., Siuda, A. N., Bucklin, A., Blanco-Bercial, L., Amaral-Zettler, L., Zettler, E. Sweepstakes reproductive success of the Caribbean spiny lobster (Panulirus argus) in the Sargasso Sea. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; February 17-22, 2013) Oral

Questel, J. M., Hopcroft, R. R., Blanco-Bercial, L., Bucklin, A. Distribution of Pseudocalanus spp. in the pacific-arctic as revealed by molecular markers. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; February 17-22, 2013) Poster

2012

Blanco-Bercial, L., Cornils, A., Copley, N., Bucklin, A. A question of scale: connectivity of planktonic copepod populations within and between ocean basins. Ocean Sciences Meeting (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; February 20-24, 2012) Oral

Bucklin, A., Shank, T.M. Population connectivity in pelagic and benthic marine communities: comparative analysis using DNA Barcodes to next-gen sequencing. Ocean Sciences Meeting (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; February 20-24, 2012) Poster

*Bucklin, A. Salp (and krill) hunting in the Western Antarctic Peninsula region. UConn Marine Sciences Department Seminar (May, 2012)

*Bucklin, A, E. Unal and P. Batta-Lona, From transcriptomes to bugs: using ‘omics to understand climate responses of marine zooplankton. PICES/ICES/IOC 2nd International Symposium on Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans, Yeosu, Korea (May 15-20, 2012) Invited Plenary Talk.

Bucklin, A., Blanco-Bercial, L., Copley, N.J., Wiebe, P.H. How can genetic analisys of connectivity contribute to sustainable management? ICES Annual Science Conference (Bergen, Norway; September 17-21, 2012) Poster

*Bucklin, A. Time/space patterns of genetic diversity and structure of open-ocean zooplankton:
Why small-scale patchiness matters. CES Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland (Invited seminar, October 17, 2012)

Unal, E., Bucklin, A. Population genetic diversity and structure of the copepod Calanus finmarchicus across the North Atlantic Basin. Ocean Sciences Meeting (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; February 20-24, 2012) Poster

2011

Batta-Lona, P.G., R. O’Neill, C. Obergfell and A. Bucklin. Adaptation in a changing antarctic environment: Transcriptomics of the southern ocean salp, Salpa thompsoni. Fifth International Conference on Zooplankton Production (Pucon, Chile; March 14-18, 2011) Poster

Batta-Lona, P.G., O’Neill, R., Obergfell, C. and Bucklin, A. Molecular indicators of adaptation in a changing Antarctic environment: Genomics of the Southern Ocean salp, Salpa thompsoni. World Conference on Marine Biodiversity (Aberdeen,  Scotland; September 2011), Oral

Blanco-Bercial, L., A. Bucklin, A. Cornils, N.J. Copley, P.H. Wiebe. Cool cosmopolites: biodiversity, phylogeography, and connectivity of Atlantic Ocean copepods. World Conference on Marine Biodiversity (Aberdeen, Scotland; September 2011) Oral

*Bradford-Grieve, J. and L. Blanco-Bercial. Calanoid genes and morphology: working together towards a phylogeny. 11th International Conference on Copepoda (Merida, Mexico; July 10-15, 2011) Oral

*Bucklin, A. Census of Marine Zooplankton. (2011) Ocean Literacy Summit, New England Ocean Science Education Collaborative, Durham, NH (November 12, 2010) Invited panel member

Bucklin, A. and L. Blanco-Bercial, Comparative phylogeography and connectivity of zooplankton based on DNA barcodes. Fifth International Conference on Zooplankton Production (Pucon, Chile; March 14-18, 2011) Poster

Bucklin, A., L. Blanco-Bercial, N.J. Copley, and P.H. Wiebe (2011) Crustacean cross-roads: Comparative analysis of population connectivity of copepods and euphausiids in the North Atlantic Ocean. ICES Annual Science Conference (ICES CM 2011/J:02, Aberdeen, Scotland; September, 2011) Oral

Cepeda, G., L. Blanco-Bercial, A. Bucklin, C. Berón and M.D. Viñas, Molecular systematics and biogeography of Oithona spp of the Atlantic Ocean. Fifth International Conference on Zooplankton Production (Pucon, Chile; March 14-18, 2011) Poster

Cornils, A., L. Blanco-Bercial, S.B. Schnack-Schiel and A. Bucklin,  Molecular and morphological phylogeny of Paracalanidae, Giesbrecht 1892 (Copepoda: Calanoida). Fifth International Conference on Zooplankton Production (Pucon, Chile, March 14-18, 2011) Poster

*Lenz, P.H., R. P. Hassett, P. Batta Lona, E. Unal, B. King, A. Bucklin and D.W. Towle. Microarray studies in a calanoid copepod, Calanus finmarchicus. Fifth International Conference on Zooplankton Production (Pucon, Chile, March 14-18, 2011) Oral

*Unal, E. P.H. Lenz, D. Towle and A. Bucklin, Gene expression analysis of time-series collections of Calanus finmarchicus in the Gulf of Maine, NW Atlantic Ocean. Fifth International Conference on Zooplankton Production (Pucon, Chile, March 14-18, 2011) Oral

2010

Aarbakke, O. N., F. Norrbin, and A. Bucklin, Pseudocalanus in Norwegian waters: more species than previously assumed. AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences meeting (Portland Oregon; February 21-26, 2010) Oral

Batta-Lona, P.G., A. Bucklin and P.H. Wiebe, Environmental genomics of the Southern Ocean salp, Salpa thompsoni:  Searching for molecular indicators of adaptation and bloom formation. AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences meeting (Portland Oregon; February 21-26, 2010) Oral

Batta-Lona, P.G., R. O’Neill, C. Obergfell, and A. Bucklin, Molecular indicators of adaptation in a changing Antarctic environment: transcriptomics of the Southern Ocean salp, Salpa thompsoni. ASLO Summer Meetings (Sante Fe, NM; June 5-6, 2010) Oral

Blanco-Bercial, L., A. Bucklin, M. Viñas, and A. Cornils,  Zooplankton phylogeography as a measure of Atlantic Ocean ecosystem connectivity, AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences meeting (Portland Oregon; February 21-26, 2010) Oral

Blanco-Bercial, L., L.M. Nigro, J. Bradford-Grieve, and A. Bucklin, How many genes? – optimizing the molecular phylogeny of calanoid copepods. ICES Annual Science Conference (Berlin, Germany; September 21-26, 2009) Oral

*Bucklin, A., A Rosetta stone for zooplankton: DNA barcode analysis of holozooplankton diversity. Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science and Marine Biological Association (Plymouth, UK – August 6, 2010) Invited Seminar

*Bucklin, A., Census of Marine Zooplankton, 2010 Ocean Literacy Summit, New England Ocean Sciences Education Collaborative, University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH; November 12, 2010) Invited presentation; Panel discussion

Bucklin A., L. Blanco-Bercial, N.J. Copley, and P.H. Wiebe, Genetic fingerprinting of pelagic ecosystems by the Census of Marine Zooplankton. AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Conference (Portland Oregon; February 21-26, 2010) Poster

Bucklin, A., B.D. Ortman, R.M. Jennings, and L.M. Nigro, DNA barcoding of North Atlantic zooplankton. CMARZ Symposium and Steering Group Meeting (Qingdao, China; May 2010) Oral

Govindarajan, A.F., K.R. Sutherland, A. Bucklin, and L.P. Madin, An evolutionary perspective on the Thaliacea, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (Santa Fe, NM; June 2010) Poster

Gudmundsdottir, R., C. Halsband-Lenk, F. Norrbin, O.N. Aarbakke and A. Bucklin, Pseudocalanus populations in arctic fjords – can we disentangle confusing taxonomy?  Oslo Science Conference, International Polar Year (Oslo, Norway; 8-12 June 2010) Oral

Madin, L.P., A.F. Govindarajan, and A. Bucklin, New insights into phylogeny and evolution of Thaliaceans, CMARZ Symposium and Steering Group Meeting (Qingdao, China; May 2010) Oral

2009

Batta-Lona, P.G., A. Bucklin, and P.H. Wiebe, Environmental genomics of Salpa thompsoni: searching for molecular indicators of adaptation and bloom formation. ICES Annual Science Conference (Berlin, Germany; September 21-26, 2009) Poster

Blanco Bercial, L., A. Bucklin, J.M. Bradford-Grieve, N.J. Copley, B.D. Ortman, and L.M. Nigro, A multi-gene molecular phylogeny of calanoid copepods with consideration of the geological and environmental history of the oceans,  ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Nice, France (January 25-30, 2009) Oral

Bucklin, A., Update on the Census of Marine Zooplankton (CMarZ) Program, Working Group on Zooplankton Ecology, International Consortium for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), Torshavn, Faroe Islands, Denmark (March 30 – April 2, 2009) Oral

*Bucklin, A., DNA barcoding and the Census of Marine Zooplankton, Marine Barcoding Symposium, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Science, Bremerhaven, Germany (April 16, 2009) Invited / Oral

*Bucklin, A., DNA barcodes for North Atlantic zooplankton: Current status and applications for ecosystem monitoring, Marine Barcoding Symposium, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA (April 30, 2009) Invited / Oral

*Bucklin, A., DNA barcodes for North Atlantic zooplankton: Current status and applications for ecosystem monitoring, Marine Barcoding Symposium, Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan (May 21, 2009) Invited / Oral

Bucklin, A., L. Blanco-Bercial, B.D. Ortman, L.M. Nigro, and N.J. Copley, DNA barcoding of North Atlantic zooplankton: applications for rapid analysis of marine diversity and ecosystem function. ICES Annual Science Conference (Berlin, Germany; September 21-26, 2009) Oral

Bucklin, A., L. Blanco-Bercial, B.D. Ortman, L.M. Nigro, and N.J. Copley, DNA barcoding of marine zooplankton: current status and applications for ecosystem monitoring.  Third International Barcode of Life Conference (Mexico City, Mexico; November 2009) Oral

Govindarajan, A.F., A. Bucklin, and L.P. Madin, Evolution of the Thaliacea and its significance for tunicate phylogeny, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (Boston, MA; April 2009) Poster

Govindarajan, A.F., L.P. Madin and A. Bucklin, Thaliacean phylogenetics and species identification, Cnidarian Tree of Life – 4th Annual Meeting (Walpole, ME, August 2009) Oral

Govindarajan, A.F., L.P. Madin, and A. Bucklin, Species Identification in the Thaliacea (Chordata), Third International Barcode of Life Conference (Mexico City, Mexico; November 2009) Poster

Groman, R.C., M.D. Allison, N. Copley, A. Bucklin, and P.H. Wiebe.  Design and implementation of a database and species pages to support the Census of Marine Zooplankton, International Conference on Biodiversity Informatics, eBiosphere (London, UK; June 2-5, 2009) Poster

Sweetman, C.J., A. Bucklin, B.D. Ortman, and T.T. Sutton,  The jelly diet: investigating the role of gelatinous prey in supporting high deep-sea fish biomass, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (Portland OR; July 2009) Oral

Sutton, T.T., J.E, Hoffman, J. Kidwell, O.A. Bergstad, T. Falkenhaug, F. Porteiro, M. Heino, C.I.H. Anderson, J. Horne, and A. Bucklin, Deep-sea fishes of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge: trophic structure and interactions, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (Portland OR; July, 2009) Oral

Ünal, E., A. Bucklin, and P.H. Wiebe, Testing the three-gyre hypothesis: basin-scale population genetic structure of Calanus finmarchicus in the North Atlantic Ocean. Third GLOBEC Open Science Meeting (Victoria, B.C. Canada; June 22-26, 2009) Oral