Dr. Laura Cooney
Visiting Assistant Professor of Oceanography
PhD, University of Michigan, Molecular Immunology, 2010
BS, University of Miami, Microbiology and Immunology, 2004
Dr. Cooney's research interests include population genetics and connectivity of plankton communities, particularly of the Sargasso Sea.
Current research projects include distribution and diversity of Sargassum and its associated community in the North Atlantic.
SEA Semester: Marine Biodiversity & Conservation – Advanced Topics in Biological Oceanography: Biodiversity, Directed Oceanographic Research