B.A. Northwestern University, 1995, Chemistry and Geological Sciences
M.S. University of Washington, 2000, Chemical Oceanography
Ph.D. University of Washington, 2003, Chemical Oceanography
Microbial phosphorus and organic carbon cycling in marine and aquatic environments.
Membrane glycerolipids and sphingolipids in plankton, sediments, and marine biofilms.
Cell-cell signaling in marine biofilms and particles.
Microbial petroleum degradation.