Thesis Subject:Molecular studies of deep-sea invertebrate symbioses: characterisation, geobiological coupling, and biogeography.
UMAP exchange program, semester of study at the National University of Singapore
Bachelor of Science, University of Queensland, Australia
Marmic Master of Science in Marine Microbiology, Max Planck Institute, Bremen, Germany
PhD candidate at the Max Planck Institute, Bremen, Germany
Scientific Interests and Goals:Diversity and biogeography of deep-sea mussel endosymbionts and ectosymbionts of hydrothermal vent shrimp, influence of geochemical setting on bacterial symbionts at hydrothermal vents.