• Eric B. May, Ph.D.


    · Resident. Surgical Pathology          University of Oregon                 1980-1982

    · Ph.D. Pathology                           Oregon State University.            1982

    · M.S. Cell Biology                         Northern Arizona University        1972

    · B.S. Zoology.                              Oregon State University              1971


    Lecturer, Department of Natural Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 2009-Present.

    Distinguished Research Scientist. NOAA Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center. University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 2001-2009


    Jacobs, J. M., Howard, D.W., Rhodes, M.R., Newman, M.W., May, E.B., and Harrell, R.M. (2009). Historical presence (1975-1985) of mycobacteriosis in Chesapeake Bay striped bass Morone saxatilis.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 85, 181-186

    Overton, A. O., Margraf, F.J., and May, E.B. (2009). Spatial and temporal patterns in the diet of striped bass in Chesapeake Bay.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 138, 915-926

    Love, J.W., and E.B. May, 2007. Relationships between fish assemblage structure and selected environmental factors in Maryland’s Coastal Bays. Northeastern Naturalist 14:251-268.

    May, E.B., J.M. Jacobs, and A. Overton, 2007. A historical perspective on diseases of striped bass with emphasis on mycobacteriosis. In C.A. Ottinger and J.M. Jacobs (eds), USGS/NOAA Workdshop on Mycobacteriosis in Striped Bass, May 7 – 1-, 2006, Annapolis, MD, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 41.

    Tkachenko, A., Waguespack, Y.Y., Okoh, J.M., and E.B. May, 2006. Isolation of intact high molecular weight (HMW) glycoconjugates from the skin mucus ofMorone saxatilis (Striped Bass). Journal of Fish Diseases 29:433-436

    J.W. Love, A.K. Johnson and E.B. May, 2006. Spatial and temporal differences of Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) recruitment across major drainages (1966 – 2004) of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Estuaries and Coasts 29:794-801

    Pinkney, A.E., J.C. Harshbarger, E.B. May, and W.L. Reichert, 2004. Tumor prevalence and biomarkers of exposure and response in brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus) from the Anacostia River, Washington, DC and Tuckahoe River, Maryland. Environ. Tox. Chem. Volume 23:638-647

    Pinkney, A.E., J.C. Harshbarger, E.B. May, and M.J. Melancon. 2004. Tumor Prevalence and Biomarkers of Exposure in Brown Bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus) from Back River, Furnace Creek and Tuckahoe River, Maryland. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 46:492-501

    Overton, A.O., F.J. Margraf, C.A. Weedon, L.H. Pieper, and E.B. May, 2003. The prevalence of mycobacterial infections in striped bass in Chesapeake Bay, Fish. Mgt. Ecol. 10:301-308.