Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
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Postdoctoral fellows
 

MBARI hosts a small number of recent Ph.D. graduates, typically for a two-year postdoctoral program. The list below shows current postdoctoral fellows, the topic of their work at MBARI, and their staff mentors.

  • Charles Bachy
    Genomic analysis of marine microbial eukaryotes and their viruses (Alexandra Z. Worden)
  • Holly Bowers
    Using molecular methods to uncover cryptic species of Pseudo-nitzschia in Monterey Bay (James Birch)
  • Stephanie Bush
    Deep-sea squid ecology, particularly their defensive behavior (Bruce Robison)
  • Chang Jae Choi
    Comparative genome/transcriptome analysis of predatory nanoflagellates (Alexandra Z. Worden)
  • Katherine Dunlop
    Benthic boundary layer community structure (Ken Smith)
  • Jian Guo
    Influence of nutrients and CO2 levels on algal growth (Alexandra Z. Worden)
  • Jason Smith
    Nitrogen remineralization in the ocean’s twilight zone (Francisco Chavez)
  • Esther Sumner
    Sedimentary processes in submarine canyons (Charles Paull)
  • Susanne Wilken
    Ecology and physiology of marine mixotrophs (Alexandra Z. Worden)
  • Amy Zimmerman
    Nutrient-virus interactions in picoeukaryotes (Alexandra Z. Worden)

Former postdoctoral fellows

  • Asta Audzijonyte (Bob Vrijenhoek)
  • Julien Barde (Duane Edgington)
  • Mike Begnaud (Debra Stakes)
  • Caren Braby (Bob Vrijenhoek)
  • William Burgess (Khosrow Lashkari)
  • Thomas Chapin (Ken Johnson)
  • Zanna Chase (Ken Johnson)
  • Elif Demir-Hilton (James Birch)
  • Heidi Dewar (Bruce Robison)
  • Heidi Dierrsen (John Ryan)
  • Jeffrey Drazen (Bruce Robison)
  • Brian Dreyer (Dave Clague)
  • Rachel Dunk (Peter Brewer)
  • Peter Eichhubl (Dave Clague)
  • David Field (Francisco Chavez)
  • Sergey Frolov (Jim Bellingham)
  • Patrick Gibson (Ken Johnson)
  • Peter Girguis (Ed DeLong)
  • Shana Goffredi (Jim Barry)
  • Rishi Graham (Kanna Rajan)
  • Dianne Greenfield (Chris Scholin)
  • Steven Haddock (Bruce Robison)
  • Arlene Haffa (Zbigniew Kolber)
  • Steven Hallam (Bob Vrijenhoek)
  • Allison Haywood (Chris Scholin)
  • Christy Herren (Steve Haddock)
  • Keith Hester (Peter Brewer)
  • Andreas Hofmann (Peter Brewer)
  • Rebecca Scheinberg Hoover (Steve Haddock)
  • Russell Hopcroft (Bruce Robison)
  • Hendrik Jan Ties Hoving (Bruce Robison)
  • Christine Huffard (Bruce Robison)
  • Lynn Johnson-Conrad (Debra Stakes)
  • Joel Johnson (Charlie Paull)
  • David Johnston (Francisco Chavez)
  • Kelsey Jordahl (Marcia McNutt)
  • Hey-Jin Kim (Francisco Chavez)
  • Taewon Kim (Jim Barry)
  • Randy Kochevar (Bruce Robison)
  • Raphael Kudela (Francisco Chavez)
  • Victor Kuwahara (Francisco Chavez)
  • Christian Levesque (Jim Barry)
  • Kevin Mahoney (Francisco Chavez)
  • Todd Martz (Ken Johnson)
  • Sarah McDonald (Alexandra Worden)
  • Craig McClain (Jim Barry)
  • Dave Mellinger (Khosrow Lashkari)
  • Monique Messie (Francisco Chavez)
  • Adam Monier (Alexandra Worden)
  • Thomas Naehr (Debra Stakes)
  • Joseph Needoba (Ken Johnson)
  • Eric Pane (Jim Barry)
  • Lionel Pawlowski (Francisco Chavez)
  • Brad Penta (Francisco Chavez)
  • Tarun Podder (Jim Bellingham)
  • Ryan Portner (Dave Clague)
  • Erika Raymond (Bob Vrijenhoek)
  • Gregor Rehder (Peter Brewer)
  • Jennifer Reynolds (Dave Clague)
  • Henry Ruhl (Ken Smith)
  • John Ryan (Peter Brewer)
  • Brandon Sackmann (John Ryan)
  • Brad Seibel (Jim Barry)
  • Nathan Shaner (Steve Haddock)
  • Grieg Steward (Ed DeLong)
  • Peter Strutton (Francisco Chavez)
  • Yafang Su (Dan Davis)
  • Marcelino Suzuki (Ed DeLong)
  • Mario Tamburri (Jim Barry)
  • Josi Taylor (Jim Barry)
  • Nicole Tervalon (Bill Kirkwood)
  • Sasha Tozzi (Francisco Chavez)
  • John Tyrrell (Chris Scholin)
  • Michael Vardaro (Ken Smith)
  • Ke Wang (Zbigniew Kolber)
  • Jody Webster (Dave Clague)
  • Sheri White (Peter Brewer)
  • Stephanie Wilson (Ken Smith)
  • Shuangchun "Jeremy" Yan (Alexandra Z. Worden)
  • Louis Zeidberg (Bruce Robison)
  • Haibin Zhang (Bob Vrijenhoek)
Last updated: Apr. 10, 2014