BRIAN PALENIK

Professor
Marine Biology Research Division

Professor of Marine Biology

Research Interests

  • Marine genomics and metagenomics
  • Phytoplankton diversity and evolution
  • Adaptations of phytoplankton to their physical and chemical environments, especially nutrient limitation and metal toxicity
  • Algal biofuels

Degrees

  • B.S.E., Princeton University
  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution