University at Galveston，Postdoc Research Associate
University of Science & Technology，Postdoc Fellow
Microbial ecology, phytoplankton
physiology and mortality, using biochemistry techniques and molecular biology
whereby phytoplankton react to their changing environment (e.g. nutrient,
colloid, blooms etc. ) and, in the process, shape ecosystem dynamics and
biogeochemistry in the ocean.
The effects of a range of relevant
environmental stresses (e.g. nutrient deprivation, light and thermal stress) in
phytoplankton species likely to cause cell death and physiological changes in
nature; correlate with the dynamics of phytoplankton populations both in the
laboratory and field (e.g. post-bloom period of HAB) and correlate environmental
and biological variables such as organic substances or organisms with the
physiological and mortality changes of phytoplankton.
Effects of engineering particles (ENs)
such as Quantum Dots (QDs) on the physiology of phytoplankton; and the transport
of ENs into marine phytoplankton cells.