HIMB Post Doctoral Researchers
Coral reef ecology; climate change; anthropogenic impacts; carbonate chemistry; eco-physiology; reef diversity, distribution, and community level structure and processes
Coral disease ecology; epidemiology; coral reef ecology; coral bleaching; conservation biology; coral responses to environmental stress; effects of land-based pollution on reefs; coral immunology
Functional and ecological impacts of genetic diversity; population genetics; restoration ecology; genomic basis of stress resilience in corals.
Exploring the genomic diversity, distribution, and population genomics of the extremely abundant SAR11 bacterial lineage
Carbonate chemistry, ocean acidification, and biomineralization; coral reef ecology and geochemistry; coral physiology and evolution.
Connectivity of marine invertebrates (and the odd fish) and their biotic and abiotic drivers across the Hawaiian Archipelago to inform conservation decisions
Marine plankton biodiversity and primary productivity in open ocean and nearshore reef ecosystems; inquiry-driven place-based science education; effective science communication methods
Phylogeny of marine sponges using a reduced genome approach (ezRAD) to design primers that target sponges that settle on autonomous reef monitoring structures