Gruber’s background


Post-Doc Molecular Biology,

               Brown University, Division of

                Biology and Medicine


Ph.D.       Biological Oceanography,

                Rutgers University, Institute of

                Marine and Coastal Sciences


M.S.        Journalism, Columbia

                University 


M.E.M.     Environmental Management,

                Duke University



Contact:

David Gruber

Dept. of Natural Sciences, Box A-0506

17 Lexington Ave

New York, NY 10010

Tel: (646) 660-6236

Fax: (646) 660-6201

David.Gruber@baruch.cuny.edu

The interests of the Laboratory include:


  1. 1.Coral reef ecology, with an emphasis on the mesophotic coral reefs and fluorescent proteins.

  2. 2.Marine microbial ecology in relation to biogeochemical cycling.

  3. 3.Identifying and developing novel compounds from marine and reef organisms.


Current Laboratory Members


Senior Research Scientists

Regina R. Monaco

Computational Chemistry (CUNY)


Rena Quinlan

Molecular Biology/Plant Biology (CUNY)


Graduate Student

Shaadi F. Pooyaei Mehr

Molecular Evolution/Fluorescent Proteins (CUNY/AMNH)


Aida Verdes

Ecology and Evolution (CUNY)


Research Assistants

Matthew Labunka

Molecular Evolution/Fluorescent Proteins (CUNY/AMNH)


Jimena Salas

Microbiology (CUNY)