Understanding host-symbiont interactions, microbial biogeography, diversity, dynamics and trophic interactions, plastics- microbes interactions, and consequences of changing conditions using -omics approaches (genomics, transcriptomics and metagenomics), other molecular methods and advanced techniques in confocal laser scanning microscopy.

Research Interests:

MARINE PLASTICS: Microbes-Plastic Interactions, Dangerous Hitchhikers, Biodegradation

HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS: Parasites, Diversity, Dynamics

MICROBES IN OCEANS: Diversity/Biogeography, Community Interactions, Biogeochemical Functions

POLAR RESEARCH: Climate Change, Microbial Diversity, Community Adaptations

Principal Investigator

Deo Florence L. Onda, Ph.D.

Contact Us

Marine Science Institute
University of the Philippines
Velasquez St, Diliman, Quezon City 1101

Email: microocelab@msi.upd.edu.ph

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