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Microbial Processes Faculty

Faculty Research Potential 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
Heather Fullerton Microbial metabolic diversity and ecology YES
Dianne I. Greenfield Ecology and physiology of coastal phytoplankton YES
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
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
Moshe E. Rhodes Microbial ecology of hypersaline environments, mechanisms and frequency of horizontal gene transfer events, the human microbiome and its impact on immune function YES

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