Simons Postdoctoral Fellowships in Marine Microbial Ecology – Awardees

2017 Awardees

Natalie Cohen, Ph.D.
Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ph.D., Biological Oceanography
Institution: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (laboratory of Mak Saito)
Project: Linking trace metal availability with phytoplankton metal metabolism
Keisuke Inomura, Ph.D.
Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D., Climate Physics and Chemistry
Institution: University of Washington (laboratory of Curtis Deutsch)
Project: Predicting ecological niches of diverse nitrogen fixers in the global ocean
Chana Faye Kranzler, Ph.D.
Education: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ph.D., Environmental Science
Institution: Rutgers University (laboratory of Kimberlee Thamatrakoln)
Project: Driving marine biogeochemical cycles through phytoplankton host-virus interactions
Stilianos Louca, Ph.D.
Education: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Ph.D., Mathematical Biology
Institution: California Institute of Technology (laboratory of Victoria Orphan)
Project: Multi-layered biogeochemical models, from genes to microbial communities
Xuefeng Peng, Ph.D.
Education: Princeton University, Ph.D., Geosciences
Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara (laboratory of David Valentine)
Project: Impact of Marine Fungi on Global Biogeochemical Cycling of C and N
Wei Qin, Ph.D.
Education: University of Washington, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ph.D., Environmental Microbiology
Institution: University of Washington, School of Oceanography (laboratory of Anitra Ingalls)
Project: Adaptive significance of marine ammonia-oxidizing archaeal membrane lipids

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