USC Sea Grant's Knauss Fellows for 2007
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0371
Doctoral Program (Biology), University of Southern California. Advisor: Suzanne Edmands. Thesis topic: Relating temporal and spatial genetic variance to recruitment in the California fishery species, Paralabrax clathratus.
Undergraduate Program (B.A., Biology), University of Virginia, VA.
|1999-present||Teaching Assistant, University of Southern California. Courses taught: Conservation Biology, Ecology, Introduction to Biology semesters I and II, Molecular Biology, Marine Biology, Evolution and Genetics.|
|2004||Summer Science Teacher, Yavneh Academy, Los Angeles, CA. Developed a summer camp science curriculum for children from Othodox Jewish families, including: Yuck! Dissection is gross!, Fish tails and whales, Life in a bottle, and Young science.|
|2003-present||President, Atidekate (www.atidekate.org). Created an organization to support community-initiated development efforts in Ghana, West Africa.|
|1999-2002||Science Teacher. Worked with under-privileged children at the Sheenway School, Watts, CA.|
|1996-1999||Peace Corps Volunteer, Ghana, West Africa. Worked in science education, community construction and development, and Guinea worm eradication.|
|1995||Research technician, Rosenstiel School for Marine and Aquatic Science, University of Miami, FL. Worked in the laboratory of Dr. Peter Swart on the growth and annual banding of Scleractinian corals.|
|1999-2005||Marine Environmental Biology Seminar Series, USC|
|2001-2003||Western Society of Naturalists|
|2002||Society for the Study of Evolution|
|2002||California State University, Los Angeles Seminar|
|2001||Symposium on Marine Conservation Biology|
|2004-2005||Rose Hill Fellowship|
Selkoe, Kimberly A., Vogel, Augustus, & Aftab, Blake T. (2005)
Vogel, Augustus B., Selkoe, Kimberly A., & Edmands, Suzanne. (in prep) New molecular tools and Mendelian confirmation of genetic markers in the kelp bass, Paralabrax clathratus.
Vogel, Augustus B., Tenggardjaja, Kim, Edmands, Suzanne, Halbert, Natalie D., Derr, James N., & Hedgecock, Dennis. (in prep) Introgression of cattle mtDNA into Santa Catalina Island American bison.
Vogel, Augustus B., & Edmands, Suzanne. (in prep) Analyzing population genetic structure in Paralabrax clathratus and Clinocottus annalis across potential barriers to gene flow.
Vogel, Augustus B., & Edmands, Suzanne. (in prep) A method for calculating the estimated statistical power of different genetic sampling regimes.
Vogel, Augustus B., & Edmands, Suzanne. (in prep) Using simulation to explore the influence of marker number in estimating F-statistics.
Vogel, Augustus B. & Edmands, Suzanne. (in prep) Analyzing the influence of temporal genetic variance on spatial genetic variance and its consequences for management of the kelp bass, Paralabrax clathratus.
Vogel, Augustus B., Kiefer, Dale & Edmands, Suzanne. (in prep) Connecting recruitment success and emergent environmental patterns with otoliths and remote sensing technology: environmental triads and recruitment windows for the kelp bass, Paralabrax clathratus.