Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Michigan State University

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Merrill John E.

John E. Merrill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director, Biological Science Program

100 North Kedzie Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824

Microbiology Site
East Lansing , Michigan , 48823 United States


My current research projects include:

  • Cultivation of Porphyra in semi-closed bioreactors (collaboration with Dr's. Michael Friedlander and Alvaro Israel, Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Institute, Haifa, Israel).
  • Thermal stability studies on the algal photosynthetic pigments phycoerythrin and phycocyanin (funding from USDA).
  • Development of new online resources for the teaching of introductory biology (funding from Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Publications by John E. Merrill, Ph.D.

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