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Amalia Aruda Amalia Aruda
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. Candidate
Biological Oceanography

Office Phone: +1 508 289 3725

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WHOI Mailing Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Rd.
MS# 33
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


Ph.D. Candidate, Biological Oceanography. MIT-WHOI, 2009-2014 (expected)
B.S., Biology. Georgetown University, 2009.

Research Interests

Molecular biology
Animal physiology 

Research Statement

I am interested in host-epibiont interactions in the marine environment, particularly the role that zooplankton play in shaping the community composition and activity of their bacterial flora. I use a combination of molecular tools, laboratory manipulations, and field observations to identify the pathways involved in the copepod response to a range of Vibrio associations.

My passion for promoting the effective communication of science is driven by the belief that a great scientist not only conducts significant research, but also successfully conveys the applicability of their findings to the scientific community and the public.


EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellow                                                                   2010-2012

NSF Graduate Fellow                                                                                                         2012-2014


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