Postdoctoral Fellows

Alan Barozzi

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

Cristina Andres-Barrao, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​​​​Prokaryotes, Extremophiles, Marine ecology, Taxonomy, Genomics, Metagenomics, Transcriptomics, NGS, Data analysis

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

John Majoris, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Marine ecology, Behavioral ecology, Biological Oceanography, Aquaculture, Coral reef fish, Larval dispersal

Kashif Nawaz, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Computational Epigenetics, Heat tolerance, Bioinformatics

Octavio Salazar Moya, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Sdena Nunes, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Sebastian Schmidt-Roach, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Marine ecology, Evolution, Epigenetics, Coral taxonomy

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