BML - Dr. Trystan Sanders: "Pushing the limits: Growth at extreme salinities"
From Noah Killeen
Trystan is a marine ecophysiologist and ecologist with a keen interest in how the environment dictates animal and ecosystem functioning. He completed his undergraduate honours degree at the University of Plymouth UK, doing his dissertation on environmental hypoxia and mussel energetics. After spending 1 year working at the Marine Biological Association breeding catsharks and cuttlefish, he went on to do a PhD studying the physiology and energetics of calcification at GEOMAR in Germany. After his PhD, Trystan took 18 months out to bicycle from the UK to New Zealand where he eventually settled and worked as an environmental consultant. He returned to the UK to take up a postdoctoral research position at the University of Southampton working on functional trait expression and ecosystem functioning in the marine benthos.