Merrill, John E.

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Merrill, John E.

Associate Professor


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.

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