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Glaspie Curriculum Vitae June, 2017

CASSANDRA N. GLASPIE
Citizenship: American Phone: 541 737 6105
Address: 104 Nash Hall glaspiec@oregonstate.edu
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Marine Science May 2016
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Dissertation Title: Bivalve predator-prey interactions in the Chesapeake Bay
Major Advisor: Dr. Rochelle D. Seitz

B.S. in Zoology December 2008
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Postdoctoral Scholar June 2016 to present
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
 Using bioenergetics models of Pacific Northwest and Gulf of Mexico fish
communities to test for spatial or temporal relationships between food web
structure, hypoxia, and climate.

EPA STAR Fellow September 2014 to May 2016
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary, Gloucester Point, VA
 Project entitled “The role of habitat in bivalve predator-prey interactions”
 Ran mesocosm experiments to quantify the shift in functional response of bivalves
due to an increase in habitat structural complexity

NSF EAPSI Fellow May 2014 to August 2014
Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
 Project entitled “Predator-prey interactions and global change: response of bivalves
and crabs to long-term acidification”
 Ran field and mesocosm experiments to determine the effects of acidified estuaries
on oysters

Laboratory Assistant October 2008 to May 2010
Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
 Maintained cultures of polychaete worms under the direction of Dr. Susan D. Hill
 Used a dissecting microscope to isolate various life stages of specimens

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NOAA Hollings Scholar May 2008 to August 2008
Kodiak Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Kodiak, AK
 Developed a database of current research on the effects of experimental pH/carbon
dioxide manipulation on fish and invertebrates
 Designed and built carbon dioxide diffusion chambers for use in ocean acidification
research
 Tested the effectiveness of recirculation of carbon dioxide gas in lowering the pH of
seawater
 Designed a research plan to test the effects of ocean acidification on golden king crab

Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant September 2007 to January 2008
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
 Assisted in experiments concerning neuroendocrinology of diabetes and
reproductive aging in the P.S. MohanKumar laboratory
 Responsibilities included micro-pipetting, radioactive assays, cell staining and
observation, brain sectioning, data entry and statistical analysis
 Monitored rodent specimens for hormonal changes in order to facilitate breeding

Undergraduate Research Technician September 2005 to September 2007
Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
 The Tittabawassee River Project in Midland, MI., was an environmental risk
assessment of several species of birds and mammals
 Field team leader during the field season, requiring me to train, guide, and advise
colleagues
 Field responsibilities included: data collection, assessment of reproductive success,
tissue sampling, bolus sampling, and bird trapping and banding
 Laboratory responsibilities included: sorting insect samples, chemical analysis of
tissue samples, and necropsy of mammals, amphibians, and birds
 Received training in managing toxic chemicals, radiation safety, the use of off-road
vehicles, the handling of birds and small mammals, avian blood draw, and the
procedures of wildlife euthanasia

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

VIMS Teaching Assistant January 2015 to May 2016
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA
 Taught statistical software program R to graduate students enrolled in MSCI 504
 Responsible for developing, modifying, and presenting script in R
 Responsible for editing student R code

Instructor, MSCI 398/ENSP 249 August 2015 to December 2015
College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA
 Developed / taught undergraduate seminar course MSCI 398/ENSP 249: Marine
predator-prey interactions and global change

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NSF GK-12 PERFECT Fellow July 2013 to June 2014
Peasley Middle School, Gloucester, VA
 Guest scientist, 7th grade Life Science
 Integrated marine-focused STEM material into lesson plans
 Conducted lectures, demonstrations, and experiments in the classroom
 Participated in the Green Team, an after-school program for students interested in
environmental science

Undergraduate Teaching Aide January 2010 to May 2010
Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
 Spring semester Ecology course
 Graded assignments, held office hours and proctored exams
 Gave a guest lecture on conservation biology

Undergraduate Teaching Aide January 2008 to May 2010
Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
 Taught two laboratory sections of Comparative Anatomy and Biology of Vertebrates
during Spring semester, 2008-2010
 Taught an Honors Option laboratory section in Spring of 2008
 Teaching responsibilities included performing and guiding full dissections of the
following specimens: cat, dogfish shark, mudpuppy, lamprey, freshwater drum, and
rock dove
 Responsible for grading quizzes, laboratory practical exams, and written
assignments throughout the semester

PUBLICATIONS

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. 2017. Role of habitat and predators in maintaining functional
diversity of estuarine bivalves. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 570:113-125.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. 2017. Multiple stressors associated with acid sulfate soil effluent
influence mud crab Scylla serrata predation on Sydney rock oysters Saccostrea
glomerata. Marine & Freshwater Research. 68(4):742-751.

Glaspie, C. N., Longmire, K., and Seitz, R. D. 2017. Acidification alters predator-prey
interactions of blue crab Callinectes sapidus and softshell clam Mya arenaria. Journal of
Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 489:58-65.

Fredricks, T. B., Zwiernik, M. J., Seston, R. M., Coefield, S. J., Glaspie, C. N., Tazelaar, D. L.,
Kay, D. P., Newstead, J. L., and Giesy, J. P. 2012. Reproductive success of three
passerine species exposed to dioxin-like compounds near Midland, Michigan, USA.
Ecotoxicology 21(4):1145-1154.

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In review or near submission:

Glaspie, C. N., Jenkinson, S., and Seitz, R. D. In review. Effects of chronic and episodic acid
sulfate soil acidification on a foundation oyster species and associated community in
NSW, Australia. Submitted to Journal of Shellfish Research.

Glaspie, C. N. Seitz, R. D., and Lipcius, R. N. Drafted. The perfect storm: Extreme weather and
predators drive phase shift in dominant Chesapeake Bay bivalve. For submission to
Nature.

Glaspie, C. N., Elliot, D. T., Pierson, J. J., Roman, M. R., and Brant, S. B. Drafted. Occurrence and
diet of fish in relation to hypoxia in the northern Gulf of Mexico. For submission to
The Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.

Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D., Ogburn, M. B., Dungan, C. F., and Hines, A. H. Drafted. Impacts of
predators, habitat, recruitment, and disease on densities of soft-shell clam Mya
arenaria and stout razor clam Tagelus plebeius. For submission to Journal of
Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.

Glaspie, C. N., Mason, D. M., Clouse, M., Brandt, S. B., and Roman, M. R. Drafted. Effect of
hypoxia on the feeding habits of Atlantic bumper Chloroscombrus chrysurus in the
Northern Gulf of Mexico. For submission to PLOS One.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. Drafted. Habitat complexity mediates benthic predator-prey
interactions in the Chesapeake Bay. For submission to Ecological Monographs.

PRESENTATIONS
*Invited speaker

Glaspie, C.N., Brandt, S. B. and Sellinger, C. E. “Defining energy seascapes to predict future
distribution and production of fish.” Abstract accepted, Ecological Society of
America, Portland, OR, August 2017.

*Glaspie, C.N., Brandt, S. B. and Sellinger, C. E. “Hypoxia impacts on small pelagic fishes:
Insights from high-frequency acoustic sensing.” Abstract accepted, American
Fisheries Society Meeting, Tampa, FL, August 2017.

*Glaspie, C.N., Brandt, S. B. and Sellinger, C. E. “North Pacific chinook salmon habitat quality
in response to climate regime shifts.” Abstract accepted, American Fisheries Society
Meeting, Tampa, FL, August 2017.

*Glaspie, C.N., Seitz, R. D. and Lipcius, R. N. “The legacy of Tropical Storm Agnes: Ecological
catastrophe, population decline, and fisheries crisis in an altered ecosystem.”
Abstract accepted, American Fisheries Society Meeting, Tampa, FL, August 2017.

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Sellinger, C. E., Brandt, S. B. and Glaspie, C.N. “Climate, temperature, and hypoxia as
multifaceted drivers of West Coast ecosystems.” Abstract submitted, Coastal and
Estuarine Research Federation, Providence, RI, November 2017.

*Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D., Ogburn, M. B., Dungan, C. F., and Hines, A. H. “Does loss of
habitat mean loss of function? Impacts of habitat and predators on bivalve functional
diversity.” Oral webinar presentation, OneNOAA Science Seminar Series, June 2017.

Glaspie, C.N., Brandt, S. B. and Sellinger, C. E. “Linking North Pacific Chinook salmon habitat
quality with fish production in a changing climate.” Oral presentation, Research
Advances in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Ecology Symposium (RAFWE), Corvallis, OR,
April 2017.

Glaspie, C.N., Brandt, S. B. and Sellinger, C. E. “Linking North Pacific Chinook salmon habitat
quality with fish production in a changing climate.” Oral presentation, American
Fisheries Society Oregon Chapter, Bend, OR, March 2017.

*Glaspie, C.N., Seitz, R. D. and Lipcius, R. N. “A 100-year storm drives phase shift in predator-
prey dynamics between dominant Chesapeake Bay bivalve and crab species.” Oral
presentation, Ecological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL, August 2016.

Glaspie, C.N., Seitz, R. D. and Lipcius, R. N. “The perfect storm: Extreme weather and
predators drive phase shift in dominant Chesapeake Bay bivalve.” Oral presentation,
Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference, Portland, OR, November
2015.

Glaspie, C.N., Seitz, R. D. and Lipcius, R. N. “The perfect storm: Extreme weather and
predators drive phase shift in dominant Chesapeake Bay bivalve.” Poster
presentation, VIMS 75th Anniversary, Gloucester Point, VA, October 2015.

Glaspie, C.N., Seitz, R. D. and Lipcius, R. N. “The perfect storm: Extreme weather and
predators drive phase shift in dominant Chesapeake Bay bivalve.” Poster
presentation, Ecological Society of America 100th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD,
August 2015.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Predator-prey dynamics and evolutionary defense tactics: Will
loss of habitat refuge from crab predators threaten persistence of marine bivalves?”
Oral presentation, Benthic Ecology Meeting, Quebec City, Canada, March, 2015.

Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D. and Bishop, M. J. “Response of Sydney rock oysters Saccostrea
glomerata and mud crabs Scylla serrata to long-term acidification.” Oral presentation,
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting,
Granada, Spain, February, 2015.

Glaspie, C. N., Seitz, R. D. and Bishop, M. J. “Short-term and long-term effects of estuarine
acidification on oyster communities in NSW, Australia.” Oral presentation, Virginia

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Institute of Marine Science Biological Sciences Departmental Seminar; February,
2015.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “The role of predation in the decline of a dominant clam, Mya
arenaria, in Chesapeake Bay, VA, USA.” Oral presentation, Australian Marine
Sciences Association Meeting, Canberra, Australia, July, 2014.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Seasonal trends in razor and soft-shell clam biomass in Lower
Chesapeake Bay: Effects of temperature, salinity, and predation.” Oral presentation,
Benthic Ecology Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, March, 2014.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Seasonal trends in razor and soft-shell clam biomass in Lower
Chesapeake Bay: Effects of temperature, salinity, and predation.” Oral presentation,
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Biological Sciences Departmental Seminar;
March, 2013.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Predator-driven shifts in soft-shell clam distribution.” Oral
presentation, Atlantic Estuarine Research Society Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, April,
2013.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Habitat-mediated predation on soft-shell clams in the York
River, VA.” Oral presentation, Benthic Ecology Meeting, Savannah, GA, March,
2013.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Habitat-mediated predation on soft-shell clams in the York
River, VA.” Oral presentation, Virginia Institute of Marine Science Biological
Sciences Departmental Seminar; February, 2013.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “The effects of habitat complexity and predation on bivalve
distribution and abundance.” Oral presentation, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Biological Sciences Departmental Seminar; May, 2012.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “The effects of habitat complexity on bivalve diversity in three
Chesapeake Bay tributaries.” Poster presentation, Benthic Ecology Meeting, Norfolk,
VA, March, 2012.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Bivalve predator-prey interactions in the Chesapeake Bay and
implications for management.” Oral presentation, Virginia Institute of Marine
Science Biological Sciences Departmental Seminar; April, 2011.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Bay scallop restoration in Lynnhaven.” Oral presentation for the
Lynnhaven River NOW Oyster Committee Meeting; March, 2011.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Bay scallop survival, predation, and habitat preference in
Lynnhaven River, Chesapeake Bay.” Oral presentation, Benthic Ecology Meeting,
Mobile, AL, March, 2011.

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Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “The feasibility of bay scallop reintroduction: quantifying bay
scallop survival in the Lynnhaven River.” Oral presentation, International
Conference on Shellfish Restoration, Charleston, SC, November, 2010.

Glaspie, C. N. and Seitz, R. D. “Bay scallop survival in varying habitat types in Chesapeake
Bay, U.S.A.” Poster presentation, International Conference on Shellfish Restoration,
Charleston, SC, November, 2010.

Stieler, C. N. “Method development for diffusing gas mixtures into seawater for long-term
ocean acidification research.” Oral presentation, Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship
Program Conference, Washington D.C., August, 2008.

Fredricks, T. B., Zwiernik, M. J., Seston, R. M., Coefield, S. J., Stieler, C. N., Plautz, S. C.,
Tazelaar, D. L., Shotwell, M. S., Kay, D. P., and Giesy, J. P. Reproductive success of
three passerine species as part of a site-specific risk assessment on the Tittabawassee
River. Poster session presented at: SETAC North America 28th Annual Meeting; 2007
November 11-15; Milwaukee, WI.

AWARDS AND HONORS

2016 VIMS John M. & Marilyn Zeigler Student Achievement Award, $3,025

2015 ConocoPhillips Scholarship, $1,781

2015 VIMS Marine Science Teaching Fellowship, funding to teach a College of William & Mary
undergraduate seminar entitled “Marine predator-prey interactions and global change”, $1,500

2015 VIMS SunTrust Fellowship, $2,000

2014-2016 EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship, project entitled “The role of
habitat in bivalve predator-prey interactions”, $84,000

2014 NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship, project funded entitled
“Predator-prey interactions and global change: Response of bivalves and crabs to long-term
acidification”. Awarded app. $10,000 for stipend, travel, and living expenses at research
location near Macquarie University, NSW, Australia, $10,000

2014 VIMS Dean’s Fellowship, $6,000

2013-2014 NSF GK-12 PERFECT Fellowship, $40,500

2007-2008 NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, Kodiak, AK, $14,500

2010-2011 VIMS Foundation Hunter B. Andrews, Jr. Fellowship, $3,800

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GRANTS

2017-2019 Agricultural Research Foundation Competitive Grant Program 2017-19, project
funded entitled “The future of Oregon’s fisheries: Incorporating habitat quality and climate into
albacore tuna production estimates”, $12,485

2014 VIMS Associate Dean of Academic Studies Student Equipment Request, project funded
entitled “Video analysis of predation pressure”, $2,550

2013 VIMS Graduate Student Association Student Research Grant, project funded entitled
“Predator-prey interactions and global change: Response of bivalves and crabs to habitat loss
and ocean acidification”, $1,000

2010-2016 Travel grants varying from $200-700 awarded by VIMS Associate Dean of Academic
Studies, VIMS Graduate Student Association, and NSF GK-12, $2,100

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP

Mentorship Roles:

 OSU Beginning Researchers Support Program 2017
 NSF Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU) Program 2013, 2015
 Macquarie University undergraduate capstone research project, student Sarah
Jenkinson, 2014
 Field School Internship Program 2013
 Governor’s School Program 2010-2013, 2015

Committees and Professional Service:

 President, OSU Postdoctoral Association Executive Board, 2017-2018
 Science Social Media Volunteer, The Nature Conservancy, 2017
 Vice President, OSU Postdoctoral Association Executive Board, 2016-2017
 Co-chair, OSU Industry Exploration Program, 2016-2017
 Member, National Postdoctoral Association Advocacy Committee, 2016-2017
 Co-creator, Graduate Student Productivity Working Group, 2014-2016
 Co-creator, Scientific Writing Group, 2014-2016
 Event Planner, VIMS Graduate Student Association 2014-2015
 President, VIMS Graduate Student Association Executive Board, 2012-2014
 Professional Development Committee member 2014
 Webmaster, VIMS Graduate Student Association 2011-2014
 Fundraising Committee member, VIMS Graduate Student Association 2011-2013
 Honor Council member, VIMS 2011-2016
 Green Team member, VIMS 2010-2014

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Professional Society Affiliations:

 American Fisheries Society 2017
 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2016 - present
 National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) 2016 - present
 Ecological Society of America (ESA) 2015 - present
 Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) 2015 - 2017
 Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) 2014-present
 Atlantic Estuarine Research Society (AERS) 2014-present
 Australia Marine Science Association (AMSA) 2014

Reviewer, Grant Proposals:

 VIMS Graduate Student Association Research Grant 2014
 VIMS Graduate Student Association Travel Grant 2014

Reviewer, Scientific Journals:

 Marine Biology 2017
 Global Change Biology 2017
 The Ecology and Management of Atlantic White Cedar (Conf. Proc.) 2013

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

Computing Programs and Languages:
 R statistical programming language - Advanced user
 ArcGIS / QGIS mapping software – Intermediate user
 Interactive Data Language (IDL) – Intermediate user
 MatLab programming language - Intermediate user
 Automatic Differentiation Model Builder (ADMB) software for fisheries stock
assessment models - Intermediate user
 PRIMER software for multivariate statistics – Some knowledge
 SAS statistical programming language - Some knowledge
 SQL statistical query language for database management – Some knowledge

Quantitative Skills:
 Dynamical systems analysis
 Population dynamics and stock assessment models
 Geospatial analysis/Geostatistics
 Matrix modeling
 Dynamic Energy Budget (DEB) modeling
 Database management

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Certification:
 SSI Advanced Open Water Diver Certification 2014
 CITI Responsible Conduct in Research Area I Disciplines Training 2013
 CITI Responsible Conduct in Research Conflicts of Interest Training 2013
 Communicating Ocean Sciences to Informal Audiences (COSIA) Training 2013
 PADI Open Water SCUBA Certification 2005

ARCHIVED DATASETS

Glaspie, C. N. 2016. Multiple stressors associated with acid sulfate soil effluent influence mud
crab Scylla serrata predation on Sydney rock oysters Saccostrea glomerata [Data
and code files]. Available from ResearchGate Web site:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/304192731_Multiple_stressors_assoc
iated_with_acid_sulfate_soil_effluent_influence_mud_crab_Scylla_serrata_preda
tion_on_Sydney_rock_oysters_Saccostrea_glomerata
Glaspie, C. N. 2016. Acidification alters predator-prey interactions of blue crab Callinectes
sapidus and softshell clam Mya arenaria [Data and code files]. Available from
ResearchGate Web site:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/310591866_Acidification_alters_pre
dator-prey_interactions_of_blue_crab_Callinectes_sapidus_and_soft-
shell_clam_Mya_arenaria

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