Profile: Robert Bornhorst

Ph.D. Graduate Student

Graduate Assistant
Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences


Research Interests:

Phytoplankton physiology and metal metabolism. 

Our lab utilizes techniques from molecular and cell biology to understand how trace metals influence the primary productivity of diatoms and other oceanic microalgae.

Graduate Advisor: Dr. Adam Kustka

  • Education

    B.S. – Bioinformatics & Molecular Biology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2015