Merrill, John E.
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
567 Wilson Rd., Room 5176
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 884-5355
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.