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 Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences | Alumni | Maria Vizcaino
Maria Vizcaino

Mentors: Drs. Peter Moeller, Pam Morris

Education:
B.A. Florida Atlantic University 2004

Graduated: 2011

Research
My research focuses on the natural products produced by coral-associated microorganisms and how those products might be affecting coral health. Specifically, I will be comparing healthy and diseased coral-associated microorganisms, and isolating natural products with anti-microbial and anti-fungal activity. I will be utilizing various HPLC and LC-MS chromatographic methods to isolate the compounds, and determining their structure through NMR and MS techniques.

Presentations
2006 SACNAS, Tampa, FL

Awards
2005-2007 IMSD Scholar

2006 Honorary Mention in National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship


 
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