William Cochlan

Senior Reasearch Scientist for the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies
Area of expertise: 

Marine biology and microbioligy

Phytoplankton

Algae

Marine viruses

About: 
William Cochlan, whose research lab is at the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (RTC), is a biological oceanographer and marine microbial geneticist who studies how environmental changes affect the physiology of phytoplankton and bacteria. His recent research, published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, looks at the effectiveness of iron enrichment on the oceans.
Highest Degree: 
Ph.D., Oceanography, University of British Columbia
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-3541
Email: 
cochlan@sfsu.edu