Senior Research Scientist for the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies
Area of expertise:
Marine biology and microbiology
Harmful algal blooms
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.
Ph.D., Oceanography, University of British Columbia