Faculty Members in Algae
Genome evolution, spliceosomal intron evolution, parasitic adaptation - focusing on microsporidia, a highly derived group of parasitic fungi.
Teaching & Learning, Systematics & Phylogenetics, Marine Biology, Algae.
Molecular genetics of sexual development in green algae, focusing on gene regulatory networks and cell wall assembly; Phylogenomics study of developmental mechanisms for the evolution of land plants from their green algal ancestors; Genetic engineering of algae for efficient carbon capture and biofuel production.
Marine phycology; biomechanics of macroalgae.
Biological oceanography; carbon dioxide, and trace metal controls on marine phytoplankton and bacteria.