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Marine Biology

Katharyn Boyer

Katharyn Boyer

Associate Professor
UCLA (Ph.D), San Diego State (M.S.), University of Maryland, College Park (B.S.)
Office: 
Romberg Tiburon Center, Bldg 36, rm 204; Hensill Hall 545
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-3751
Specialties: 
Wetland and coastal ecology and restoration, community ecology, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, nutrient dynamics, trophic interactions, habitat structure
Edward Carpenter

Edward Carpenter

Professor
North Carolina State University
Office: 
#300, Bldg 36, Romberg Tiburon Center
Office Phone: 
415-338-3732
Specialties: 
Marine phytoplankton ecology, nutrient cycling, primary productivity, ocean acidification effects, microbial ecology
William P. Cochlan

William P. Cochlan

RTC Research Professor
University of British Columbia (Ph.D. and B.Sc-H), Dalhousie Univ. (M.Sc.)
Office: 
Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-3541
Specialties: 
Marine Microbial Ecology and Oceanography, specifically phytoplankton ecology and physiology, harmful algal blooms (HABs) nutrient dynamics, algal biofuels and ocean acidification.
C. Sarah Cohen

C. Sarah Cohen

Associate Professor
University of Washington
Office: 
Hensill 545, and RTC, Bldg 36 first floor
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-3750
Specialties: 
Population biology and genetics, molecular evolution of marine animals and plants. Evolution of recognition systems in colonial invertebrates and vertebrates.
Karen Crow

Karen Crow

Associate Professor
University of California, Santa Cruz
Office: 
Hensill 214
Office Phone: 
(415) 405-2760
Specialties: 
Evolution and ecology of fishes, Ichthyology, Molecular evolution of duplicate genes, Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo)
Richard Dugdale

Richard Dugdale

RTC Research Professor
University of Wisconsin
Office: 
Romberg Tiburon Center
Office Phone: 
415-338-3518
Specialties: 
Biogeochemical cycling and the interaction of phytoplankton, nutrients and CO2
Wim Kimmerer

Wim Kimmerer

RTC Research Professor
University of Hawai'i
Office: 
Romberg Tiburon Center
Office Phone: 
415-338-3515
Specialties: 
Aquatic ecosystem of the San Francisco Estuary
Jonathon Stillman

Jonathon Stillman

Associate Professor
Oregon State University
Office: 
Romberg Tiburon Center, B36. @ SFSU: Hensill 425
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-3790
Specialties: 
Environmental and evolutionary physiology of marine organisms, functional genomics of porcelain crabs, thermal physiology, responses to climate change.
Anne Todgham

Anne Todgham

Assistant Professor
University of British Columbia
Office: 
Hensill Hall 437
Office Phone: 
(415) 405-2864
Specialties: 
Ecological physiology, environmental genomics, climate change biology
Frances Wilkerson

Frances Wilkerson

RTC Research Professor
University of Bristol
Office: 
Romberg Tiburon Center
Office Phone: 
415-338-3519
Specialties: 
Nutrient and phytoplankton interactions in the sea, especially those involving diatoms and eutrophic regions.