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First name: Maya
Last name: Robert
Country: France
Thesis Subject:
Importance of marine polysaccharides for minerals and trace elements cycling
Education:
2005 - present MarMic PhD candidate at the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) for polar and marine research, Bremerhaven, Germany

Supervision: Dr. habil. U. Passow
2004 - 2005 M.Sc on Aquatic ecosystems at the University of Bordeaux I, France

MSc thesis: Variations of the sticking properties of Transparent Exopolymer Particles as a function of metal concentrations
Supervision: Dr. X. Mari, IRD, New-Caledonia
2000 - 2005 M.Sc at the engineering college "Institut Superieur d'Agriculture de Beauvais" (ISAB), France
1999 High School diploma, Cameroon
Scientific Interests and Goals:
- Global C-cycling in the oceans, OM flux
- Transparent Exopolymer Particles (TEP):
particles interactions
sticking properties
coagulation processes
polysaccharides composition of marine aggregates
- Electron and confocal microscopy
Selected Publications: