BML - Dr. Donovan German: "Unlocking the mysteries of the inner tube of life: a gut-eyed view of nutritional ecology"
From Noah Killeen
About the Speaker:
Dr. German then won a University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship to study microbial bio-geochemistry at University of California, Irvine, where he went on to become an Assistant Professor in 2011; he is now an Associate Professor, Chair of Graduate Admissions, and the Diverse Educational Community and Doctoral Experience (DECADE) Mentor for the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Dr. German studies nutritional physiology, spanning from the molecular to the whole-organism level. There are currently five PhD students in his laboratory investigating digestion and energetics in the face of challenges of diet variation, pollution, and sedimentation. For more information about the Bodega Marine Laboratory, please visit http://marinescience.ucdavis.edu