Postdoctoral Fellows

Alan Barozzi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Microbial communities, Brine Pools, Extreme environemnts

Alexandra Steckbauer, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Marine ecology, Global change, Anthropogenic stressors, Multiple Stressors, Environmental Impacts, Coastal Ecosystems, ​Reef Ecology, Ecosystem Recovery

Arun Prasanna Nagarajan, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Transcriptomics, Genomics, Phylogenomics

Aslihan Kartci, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Analog electronic circuits, Bio-impedance, Controller design, Fractional-order components and systems, Underwater robots

Charlène Odobel, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Marine ecology, Microbial diversity, Extreme environments, Molecular biology, Stable isotope probing

Chuangcheng Fu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Blue carbon, Soil and sediment biogeochemistry, Climate Change

Elisa Garuglieri, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Intertidal microbiology, Bacterial symbiosis in animals, Biofilms, Oxidative stress, Metaorganism, Evolutionary biology

Erika Santoro, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Marine microbiology, Microbial ecology, Molecular biology, Biotechnology, Probiotics, Biorremediation, Host-microbiome interactions

Eslam Osman, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Corals Ecology, Corals Resilience, Microbial ecology, Functional Microbiome

Guoxin Cui, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Molecular biology, Biochemistry, Transcriptomics, Laser Microdissection

Hanin Alzubaidy, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Marine ecology, ​Marine microbiology, Extreme environments, Plant biology, Transcriptomics, Host-microbiome interactions

Kashif Nawaz, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Computational Epigenetics, Heat tolerance, Bioinformatics

Larissa Frühe, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Marine ecology, Environmental DNA, Ecosystem monitoring, Conservation biology

Marc W. Van Goethem, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Microbial ecology, Metagenomics, Climate Change, Genomics of Microbes, Biological Soil Crust

Matthieu Ribot, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Tectonics, Marine Geosciences, Geomorphology, Geochemistry

Nojood Aalismail, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Airborne, Metagenomics, Marine ecology, Immunity, Transcriptomics

Octavio Salazar Moya, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Salinity tolerance, Halophytes, Tissue Tolerance, Saponins

Phillipe Magalhães, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Microbial ecology, Coral Microbiology, Marine Probiotics, Marine symbioses, Host-microbiome interactions

Samir Aljbour, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Jellyfish, UV radiation​, Marine pollutants, Stress response, Metabolic responses, Marine biology

Sdena Nunes, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Phytoplankton pigments, HPLC, CHEMTAX, Chemotaxonomy, Marine ecology, Climate Change

Syed Haleem Shah, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​​Phytoplankton ecology, Carbon Biogeochemistry

Tahira Jamil, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Tullia Isotta Terraneo, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Biodiversity, Evolution, Systematics, Genetics, Taxonomy, Sequencing, DNA, DNA sequencing