Expertise

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Cell and molecular biology. Marine microbial biology. Wound Healing. Biology of gelatinous planktonic animals.

Subject area:

  • Physiological Adaptations and Functional Genomics Core
  • Host-Microbial Interactions Core.

Research:

  • Parasitic protists: trichodinids, gymnamoebae, and dinoflagellates found on the comb plates of the ctenophore (Mnemiopsis mccradyi) comb plates.
  • Ctenophores: Various ctenophore species.
  • Comb Plates: Comb plates: Location of much of our attention.
  • Behavioral Studies
  • Marine Microbes.
Communities
Biological Science
Degrees
BA, Johns Hopkins University
PhD, Boston University
Keywords
cell & developmental biology biochemistry, proteins electron microscopy
Languages
English, German
Associations
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society for Cell Biology
Genetics Society
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
Society for Neuroscience
Society of Protozoologists