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Microbial Processes Faculty

FacultyResearchPotential Primary Advisor*
Giacomo R. DiTullio Phytoplankton physiology and ecology, biogeochemical cycling NR
Gregory J. Doucette Physiological ecology of marine phytoplankton, marine biotoxins and harmful algae NR
Dianne I. Greenfield Ecology and physiology of coastal phytoplankton YES
Jeffrey K. King Bioremediation of organic contaminants; Methylation of mercury by sulfate-reducing bacteria in salt marsh sediments; and design of novel strategies to bioremediate contaminated marine sediments NR
Peter A. Lee Phytoplankton ecophysiology and sulfur biogeochemistry YES
Lisa May Microbial ecology and coral-microbe interactions, DNA damage and its effect upon the reproductive potential of coral, effects of stressors on coral health NA
Susan J. Morrison Ecology of estuarine and marine microbes NR
Craig J. Plante Microbial ecology, benthic biology, the influence of animal-microbe interactions on biogeochemical processes, and the role of autoinduction in the development of marine biofilms YES

*NR=did not respond to survey; NA=cannot serve as major advisor, but can serve on thesis committee