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
- 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