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Dr. Steven WilhelmDr. Steven Wilhelm

Kenneth & Blaire Mossman Professor

Office: 637 Science & Engineering Building
Phone: 865-974-0665
Fax: 865-974-4007

Lab: 634 Science & Engineering Building
Phone: 865-974-4014

As a group we are interested in how microbes shape their environment and how environmental conditions shape microbial community structure and function. Major projects in the lab currently uses a variety of classical and metagenomic tools to study viruses, bacteria, cyanobacteria and planktonic algae in these systems. The group is especially interested in the role of microbes in carbon cycles and ecosystems scale biogeochemical cycles. We combine laboratory and field (ocean-going) research experiments to try and understand how these microbes shape our planet.

More information, see lab page.

  • B.S., 1989, University of Western Ontario
  • Ph.D., 1994, University of Western Ontario
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 1995-1997, The University of Texas & The University of British Columbia
  • NSERC Visiting Scientist, 1997-1998, Environmental Canada

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