JEFFREY S. PRINCE
Associate Professor
 
 

Education:

B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1965

Ph.D., Cornell University, 1971

Postdoctoral :

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, 1971-1973

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Plant (seaweed) and animal (marine invertebrates) interactions: Feeding preference; metabolism of defensive plant compounds examined at both the light and ultrastructural levels; growth, effective reproduction, population structure and
ultrastructure of seaweed populations. Genera examined to date: Bathophora; Caulerpa; Chondrus; Codium; Crouannia; Sargassum; Strongylocentrotus; and Aplysia
 
 

Digestive gland of Aplysia californica fed romaine lettuce
 
 
 

RECENT REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:

Prince, J. S. and W. G. LeBlanc. 1997. Types of reproductive cells in  gametangia of Codium fragile ssp tomentosoides  (Chlorophyceae) along the northeast coast of  North America.  In: Proc. Sympos. Ecology and Biology of Giant Unicellular  Algae, (Ed. by S. Bonotto & S. Berger)pp.73-84. Mus. reg. Sci.  nat. Torino.

Coelho, L., Prince, J. and Nolen, T.G. 1998. Processing of Defensive  Pigment in Aplysia californica: Acquisition, Modification  and  Mobilization of the Red Algal Pigment, R-Phycoerythrin by the  Digestive Gland. J. Exper. Biol. 201:425-438.

Prince, J., T. G. Nolen, and L. Coelho. 1998. Defensive ink pigment  processing and secretion in Aplysia californica: concentration  and storage of phycoerythrobilin in the ink gland. J. Exp. Biol.  201:1595-1613.
 

 
 Codium fragile ssp tomentosoides colonizing the bottom (15 ft. below MLW)
where kelps have been heavily grazed by sea urchins

Current Courses
 

 
 

Send Email to jprince@umiami.ir.miami.edu
 
 
 
 Last Updated: 10/18/99