Marine Biology at Cornell University

Faculty in Marine Biology and Marine Science at Cornell

Cornell is proud to host many of the leading minds in marine science and has several research labs specifically devoted to topics in marine biology and oceanography. Browse the list of professors below and click on their names to be taken to their personal lab page or website.

Name Title Affiliation Marine Research Interests

Warren Allmon

Professor Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Paleobiology, Paleoecology, Macroevolution, Evolution of Cenozoic Mollusks
Esther Angert Associate Professor Department of Microbiology Marine microbiology; Epulopiscium; symbiosis
Willy Bemis Professor, Director Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Shoals Marine Laboratory Biology of fossil and living lungfishes, coelacanths, and basal actinopterygia groups including sturgeons, paddlefishes, and bowfins
Christopher Clark Senior Scientist Laboratory of Ornithology Marine bioacoustics
Louis Derry Associate Professor Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Biogeochemistry at land/ocean interfaces; Evolution of carbon cycle
Charles Greene Professor Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Impacts of climate variability and change on marine ecosystems
Robin Hadlock Seeley Senior Research Associate, Visiting Fellow Shoals Marine Laboratory, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Marine ecology
Matt Hare Associate Professor Department of Natural Resources Conservation genetics to evolutionary genomics with a focus on marine and estuarine biota
C. Drew Harvell Professor Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Ecology and evolution of coral resistance to disease
John Hermanson Associate Professor College of Veterinary Medicine Muscle biology, from the gross to the molecular levels of analysis
Ian Hewson Assistant Professor Department of Microbiology Marine virology and genomics
Robert Howarth Professor Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Biogeochemistry and coastal marine organisms
Amy McCune Professor Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Diversity in bony fishes
Paula Mikkelsen Visiting Fellow Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Malacology
Bruce Monger Senior Research Associate Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Satellite oceanography and marine zooplankton
Jim Morin Professor Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Bioluminescence in Ostracods
Stephen Morreale Senior Research Associate Department of Natural Resources Marine reptiles
Lars Rudstam Professor Department of Natural Resources Fish ecology and fisheries
Patrick Sullivan Associate Professor Department of Natural Resources Fisheries and fisheries stock assessment

Interested in collaborating or other inquiries, give these professors a shout!