Ecology, Evolution and Development of Animals
Assistant Professor. Ph.D., Simon Fraser University (BC), 2003 - Postdoctoral studies at Kewalo Marine Lab (Hawaii), Harbor Labs (Washington State), and Dalhousie University (NS).
Development and evolution of marine invertebrates. Evolution of signal transduction mechanisms in settlement and metamorphosis of larvae. Cellular basis of NO signalling in sea urchins. I study an algal-salamander symbiosies, involving genomics, molecular biology, microbial ecology, and evolution.