Faculty


Dr. Todd Anderson

Todd Anderson

Professor of Biology; CMIL Director
Ph.D. University California, Santa Barbara (1993)
Program Area: Ecology
Research Interests: Marine ecology, recruitment processes, population and community ecology  of  coastal temperate and tropical fishes, influence of habitat structure on demographic processes
Office/Lab: Life Science North 201/201
Phone: 619-594-0995 (office)/619-594-3750 (lab)
Email: tanderson@mail.sdsu.edu

Fish Ecology Lab


Elizabeth Dinsdale

Elizabeth Dinsdale

Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D. James Cook University (20050
Program Area: Ecology
Research Interests: Microbial and viral community dynamics in coral reef, kelp forests and oxygen minimum zones
Office/Lab: Life Science North 308
Phone: 619-594-5623 (office)
Email: edinsdale@mail.sdsu.edu

Dinsdale Lab


Dr. Matt Edwards

Matt Edwards

Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz (2001)
Program Area: Ecology
Research Interests: Marine ecology, scale-dependent regulation of subtidal kelp forests, recruitment processes in marine macroalgae (with emphasis on the role of dormant stages), impacts of large disturbances (El Niño-Southern Oscillations)
Office/Lab: Life Science North 204B/209
Phone: 619-594-7049 (office)/619-594-0114 (lab)
Email: medwards@mail.sdsu.edu

Marine Plant Ecology Lab


Robert Edwards

Associate Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D. University of Sussex, England (1994)
Program Area: Cell and Molecular Biology
Research Interests: Annotation of microbial genomes; bioinformatics of random community genomes (metagenomes)
Office/Lab: GMCS 536/429
Phone: 619-594-1672 (office)/619-594-3137 (lab)
Email: redwards@mail.sdsu.edu

Edwards Lab


Richard Gersberg

Professor of Environmental Health
Ph.D. University of California, Davis (1977)
Program Area: Graduate School of Public Health
Research Interests: Water quality research and limnology; chemical and microbiological pollutants and risk assessments
Office/Lab: HT 03
Phone: 619-594-2905 (office)
Email: rgersber@mail.sdsu.edu

Graduate School of Public Health


Dr. Brian Hentschel

Brian Hentschel

Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D. University of Washington (1995)
Program Area: Ecology
Research Interests: Marine invertebrates, benthic ecology, complex life cycles, ontogenetic niche shifts, larval ecology, deposit feeding, organism-flow interactions
Office/Lab: Physical Science 147/Life Science South 259C
Phone:
Email: bhentschel@mail.sdsu.edu

Hentschel Lab


Dr. Kevin Hovel

Kevin Hovel

Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D. Virginia Institute of Marine Science (1999)
Program Area: Ecology
Research Interests: Marine invertebrate conservation ecology: relationship between habitat structure and faunal survival and abundance; effects of habitat fragmentation on fauna in marine systems; crustacean ecology; larval dispersal and recruitment; seagrass community ecology; kelp forest ecology
Office/Lab: Life Science 352/341
Phone: 619-594-6322 (office)/619-594-5645 (lab)
Email: khovel@mail.sdsu.edu

Marine Conservation Ecology Lab


Rebecca Lewinson

Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D. University of California, Davis (2002)
Program Area: Ecology
Research Interests: Vertebrate conservation, population ecology, behavioral ecology, estimating the impact of anthropogenic disturbances, resource and land use
Office/Lab: Physical Science 157A/157
Phone: 619-594-8287 (office)/619-594-8698 (lab)
Email: rlewison@mail.sdsu.edu

Conservation Ecology Lab


Dr. Jeremy Long

Jeremy Long

Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology (2004)
Program Area: Ecology
Research Interests: Marine chemical ecology; consumer-prey interactions; ecology of planktonic, rocky shore, and salt marsh ecosystems
Office/Lab: Physical Science 142A/142
Phone: 619-594-3598 (office)
Email: jlong@mail.sdsu.edu

Long Lab


Forest Rohwer

Forest Rohwer

Professor of Biology
Ph.D. San Diego State University (1997)
Program Area: Cell and Molecular Biology
Research Interests: Genomic analysis of marine phage, opportunistic infections and coral disease, diversity of coral-associated bacteria
Office/Lab: Life Science 301/364
Phone: 619-594-1336 (office/lab)
Email: frohwer@mail.sdsu.edu

Rohwer & Wegley-Kelly Lab


Steven Schellenberg

Stephen Schellenberg

Associate Professor of Geology
Ph.D. University of Southern California (2000)
Program Area: Geology
Research Interests: Paleobiology and paleoecology of invertebrates and protists, Mesozoic and Cenozoic paleoceanography, applications of isotopic and elemental chemistry to biological, ecological, and environmental research
Office/Lab: GMCS 114
Phone: 619-594-1039 (office)
Email: saschellenberg@mail.sdsu.edu

Schellenberg Lab


Robert Zeller

Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D. University of Southern California (2000)
Program Area: Cell and Molecular Biology
Research Interests: Chordate development, evolution of development, evolution of genomic regulatory networks, genomics, bioinformatics
Office/Lab: Life Science 314A/314
Phone: 619-594-6458 (office)/619-594-4872 (lab)
Email: rzeller@mail.sdsu.edu

Zeller Lab