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Dr. Roxanne Beinart

Assistant Professor

Graduate School of Oceanography

rbeinart@uri.edu

401-874-6492

@SymbiosisRox

Google scholar

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Michelle Hauer

PhD student

Graduate School of Oceanography

michellehauer@uri.edu

@michelle_hauer_

Interests: hydrothermal vent ecology, symbiosis, chemosynthetic ecosystems, microbial ecology and physiology, deep-sea ecology

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Dr. Corinna Breusing

Postdoctoral researcher

Graduate School of Oceanography

cbreusing@uri.edu

Google scholar CV

Interests: My current work in the Beinart lab applies population genomic approaches to identify mechanisms of niche differentiation and ecological speciation in Alviniconcha hydrothermal vent snails and their chemosynthetic endosymbionts.

 

Erin Frates

Undergraduate researcher

Cell and Molecular Biology major (concentration in biochemistry, minor in chemistry)

esfrates@my.uri.edu

Interests: astrobiology- extremophiles, how life exists, adapts, and evolves in extreme environments.

 

Ben TOles

Undergraduate researcher

Cell and Molecular Biology major

btoles@my.uri.edu

Interests: bacterial community interactions, the human microbiome, symbiosis, and deep-sea antimicrobial activity.