Research Interests

  • Benthic foraminiferal ecology and cell biology.
  • Protistan-prokaryote symbioses.
  • Microaerophilic and anaerobic protists from Oxygen Minimum Zones and methane and cold seeps.
  • Biogeochemistry of redox boundary sediments in both modern and ancient environments.
  • Culturing of deep-sea benthic foraminifera to ground truth paleoceanographic proxies and environmental impacts.
  • Microbial communities of laminated sediments
  • Sub-millimeter life positions of microorganisms in sediments.
  • Application of various microscopic techniques (TEM, SEM, LSCM, NanoSIMS) to marine microbial ecology

Contact Information

266 Woods Hole Road, MS #52
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543