Expertise

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Population genetics, resource conservation, genomic evolution and symbiosis biology in aquatic (both freshwater and marine) microbes and multi-cellular organisms.

Research in The Santos Lab focuses on population genetics, resource conservation, genomic evolution and symbiosis biology in aquatic (both freshwater and marine) and terrestrial microbes and multi-cellular organisms.

Subject area: Evolutionary Genetics & Systematics, Behavior, Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation, Physiological Adaptations and Functional Genomics, Host-Microbial Interactions

Research area:

  • Biology of Symbiodinium
  • Evolutionary physiology of euryhalinity in anchialine crustaceans
  • Ecology and Evolution of Anchialine Organisms in the Pacific Basin
  • Biogeography of Antarctic benthic invertebrates
  • NSF AToL: WormNet II - Assembling the Annelid Tree of Life
  • Genetic Connectivity and Demography of Caranx in the Main Hawaiian Islands
Communities
Biological Science
Degrees
PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo, Biological Sciences, 2002
BSc, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Zoology, 1996
Keywords
biological sciences