Research Scientists

Jesus M. Arrieta

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Marine Genetic Resources​​, Carbon cycling, Biological oceanography, Global Change, Microbial ecology

Nathan Geraldi

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Marine Ecology, Fisheries, Invasive Species, Anthropogenic Impacts

Postdoctoral Fellows

Gauri Mahadik

Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Copepod Ecology, Behaviour, Taxonomy

Isabelle Schulz

Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Marine phytoplankton, Marine Food Webs, Biological oceanography

Michael Cusack

Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Atmospheric Science, Air Pollution, Aerosol science

Neus Garcias Bonet

Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Seagrass Ecology, Nitrogen fixation, Nitrogen Cycle, Marine Biology, Bacteria

Vincent Saderne

Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Benthic ecology, Biogeosciences, Carbonate Chemistry

Andrea Anton

Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Coral reef ecology, Seagrass Ecology, Global Change, Community metabolism

PhD Students

Alejandra Ortega

PhD Student

Research Interest: Marine Biology, Marine Conservation, Marine Ecology

Hanan Almahasheer

PhD Student

Research Interest: Marine Ecology, Mangrove Ecology, Remote sesnsing, Taxonomy, Plant Ecology

Roslinda Mohamed

PhD Student

Research Interest: Genomics, Biological Networks and Interactions, Bioinformatics, Marine Ecology

Veronica Chaidez

PhD Student

Research Interest: Marine Ecology, Thermal stress, Genomics

Cecilia Martin

PhD Student

Research Interest: Microplastics, Plastic Pollution, Marine Debris

Nojood Aalismail

PhD Student

Research Interest: Airborne, Metagenomics, Dust, Microbes

Susann Diercks

PhD Student

Research Interest: Marine Ecology, Biogeochemistry, Animal Physiology, Clams, Autoecology

Masters Students

Celina Burkholz

Masters Student

Research Interest: Seagrass Ecology, Marine Ecology, Marine Conservation

Kimberlee Baldry

Masters Student

Research Interest: Analytical Chemistry, Marine Science, Oceanography, Applied Mathematics, Carbon cycle, Air-Sea interface, Carbonate Chemistry

Malak Abdullah

Masters Student

Research Interest: Marine Biology, Conservation, Biodiversity

Maryam Qashqari

Masters Student

Research Interest: Ecology, Carbon, Marine Science

Michael Weinzierl

Masters Student

Research Interest: Climate Change, Geochemistry, Warm-water Carbonates, Metabolomics

Razan Yahya

Masters Student

Research Interest: Genomics, Biotechnology, Healthcare

Research Group Staff

Wajitha Jasmine Raja Mohamed Sait

Laboratory Technician

Research Interest: Molecular biology, Gene sequencing, Immunohistochemistry

Isidora Mendia

​Laboratory Assistant

Research Interest: Sequencing, lab management

Paloma Carrillo de Albornoz Nuño

Research Technician​

Research Interest: Marine Ecology, Ecosystem budgets, Total Organic Carbon, Global Change, Biogeochemistry

Ruben Diaz Rua

Research Technician​

Research Interest: Genomics, Molecular biology, Proteomics

Vijayalaxmi Dasari

L​ab Technician

Research Interest: Analytical Chemistry, Metal analysis, ICP OES

Reny Devassy

Research Specialist

Research Interest: Marine Ecology, marine Biodiversity, Phytoplankton Taxonomy, Zooplankton dynamics

Interns

Carl Pigeon

Intern

Research Interest: Carbon Dynamics, Robotics, Product Development, Deep Sea

Felix Ivo Roßbach

Intern

Research Interest: Marine Ecology, Air-Sea CO2 Fluxes, Benthic habitats, Climate Change, Macro algae

Janna Leigh Randle

Intern

Research Interest: Marine Ecology, Climate Change, Global Warming, Coral Reefs

Lauren Shea

Intern

Research Interest: Marine Ecology, Climate Change, Reef Ecology, Marine Conservation

Mallory Sea

Intern

Research Interest: Marine Ecology, Climate Change, Biogeochemistry