Samantha Binion-Rock

Samantha Binion-Rock

I am a PhD candidate in Dr. Jeff Buckel’s lab in the department of Applied Ecology.  For my doctoral research, I am conducting a multi-species food habits study in Pamlico Sound, NC.  My research interests include predator-prey relationships, ecosystem modeling,  and developing new methods for analyzing food habits data.

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Education

North Carolina State University
Department of Applied Ecology
Adviser:  Dr. Jeff Buckel
Dissertation:  Foraging ecology of piscivorous finfishes and the development of an ecosystem model in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina.
Degree:  PhD in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
Expected Graduation Date:  2017

East Carolina University
Department of Biology
Adviser:  Dr. Anthony Overton
Thesis:  Spatial and temporal overlap of larval Alosines and potential zooplankton prey in lower Roanoke River and Albemarle Sound, North Carolina.
Degree:  MS in Biology
Graduation Date:  2011

Emory University
Department of Biology
BS in Biology
Graduation Date 2003

Professional Experience

North Carolina State University
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant
Morehead City, North Carolina
2011 – Present

East Carolina University
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant
Greenville, North Carolina
2008-2011

Mote Marine Laboratory
Biological Scientist II
Sarasota, Florida
2005 – 2008

Marine Biological Laboratory
InternWoods Hole, Massachuessets
2002

Mote Marine Laboratory
Intern
Sarasota, Florida
2001

Contact Information

North Carolina State University
Center for Marine Sciences and Technology
303 College Circle
Morehead City, NC 28557

Phone:  252.222.6348
Email:  smbinion@ncsu.edu