Speaker: Forest Rohwer

The Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
at the University of California, Santa Barbara


Forest Rohwer
San Diego State University

Monday, June 1, 2009
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Bren Hall 1414

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Forest Rohwer is a professor at San Diego State University, where he and his research group study relationships of coral reef decline to reef microbiology, as well as phage diversity, adaptations, and evolutionary relationships.  Professor Rohwer leads the SDSU Center for Universal Microbial Sequencing. He received his PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of California San Diego/San Diego State University Joint Doctoral Program, then did postdoctoral work at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, where he was also an adjunct assistant professor before joining the faculty at San Diego State in 2003.



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