|Present||Professor, University of South Florida ‐ College of Marine Science|
|2020 - 2024||Next generation sensor systems for natural oceanic bioluminescence assessments|
|Office of Naval Research|
|2019 - 2021||An ecophysiological framework to assess hypoxia driven habitat loss in the California Current Ecosystem|
|California Seagrant – Ocean Protection Council|
|2018 - 2021||Development of a Framework to Assess Biological Vulnerability to Ocean Hypoxia in the California Current System|
|National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)|
|2015 - 2018||A metabolic index to predict the consequences of expanding oxygen minimum zones for midwater ecosystems|
|National Science Foundation, Biological Oceanography|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2017 - 2020||Chair, Deans Advisory Council, USF||2017 - 2019||Member, USF Graduate Council||2016 - 2017||Member, IMSE Student Exam Committee, USF||2016||Member, Deans Advisory Council, USF|
- Marine Ecology
- Biological Oceanography
- Pelagic Ecology
- Ecological Physiology
|1998||Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara|
|1992||B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara|
Phone: (727) 553-3403
Metabolic Adaptations of the Pelagic Octopod Japetella diaphana to Oxygen ...
Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers (2019)
The pelagic octopod Japetella diaphana inhabits meso- and bathypelagic depths worldwide. Across its geographic and depth range, individuals encounter oxygen ...
Metabolic Suppression in the Pelagic Crab, Pleuroncodes planipes, in Oxygen ...
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2018)
The pelagic red crab, Pleuroncodes planipes, is abundant throughout the Eastern Tropical Pacific in both benthic and pelagic environments to ...
Synthetic Capacity does not Predict Elasmobranchs' Ability to Maintain Trimethylamine ...
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology (2018)
Trimethylamine oxide (TMAO) is an organic osmolyte and universal protein stabilizer. Its role as a cytoprotectant is particularly important in ...