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Visiting Scientist

Salvatore Genovese

University of Otago, New Zealand

Salvatore Genovese is a visiting scientist at the University of Otago, New Zealand for Fall 2014. He was previously the Director of Northeastern University’s Three Seas Program and MS in Marine Biology Program at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, MA for 16 years, until June 2013. After completing a BA at Swarthmore College, a PhD at Northeastern University, and postdoctoral research at Brown University, he returned to Northeastern University to head the Three Seas Program, and subsequently established the MS in Marine Biology Program in 2004. His research interests are focused at the intersection of oceanography and subtidal marine ecology, having conducted research examining population and community dynamics of corals and other marine invertebrates and algae in the Gulf of Maine, the Caribbean, the Florida Keys, New Zealand, French Polynesia, and Antarctica. His research efforts have employed a variety of technologies and platforms, including over a dozen oceanographic and SCUBA research cruises, the Johnson Sea-Link submersible, mixed gas, and 4 saturation diving missions