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Coral Reef 'Omics

I use proteomics, metabolomics, volatilomics, and physiological methods to study corals, the coral-dinoflagellate symbiosis, and coral bleaching. 

Collecting mucus from Acropora in Mo'orea.


2007 - 2013

PhD, University of Georgia

I studied the physiology of coral symbionts and how their photosynthesis and respiratory pathways respond to thermal stress.

2002 - 2006

B.S., Washington & Lee University



2010 - 2013

Environmental Protection Agency

Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship, $111,000 USD

“Carbon fixation of the diverse coral symbiont Symbiodinium in a high-CO2 ocean.”

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