Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

REU Mentor Profile
Diane Stoecker, Ph.D.

Horn Point Laboratory

Research Topics: 
Coastal and Estuarine Processes

Research Interests: 

Physiological ecology and feeding biology of planktonic protists (one celled algae and protozoa); Role of microzooplankton (ciliates and dinoflagellates) in food webs; Sequestration of foreign organelles and cellular evolution of protists; Harmful algal and cyanobacterial blooms and their effects on food webs and biogeochemistry; Mixotrophy; Effects of hypoxia on microzooplankton-zooplankton interactions; Polar and subpolar microzooplankton and algae.

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