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Dr. D. Jay Grimes

Source: (6 June, 2004)

Institution(s) / Organization(s):
Department of Coastal Sciences (COA), Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL)

Provost & Vice President for Academic affairs - The University of Southern Mississippi
Director - Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
Professor - Department of Coastal Sciences, Marine Microbial Ecology

* Microbiology of waste disposal and environmental contaminants
* Microbiological quality of water resources
* systematics of Chromobacterium, Pseudomonas, Vibrio, and Vogesella
* Bacterial genetics in natural environments
* Bacteriology of elasmobranchs
* Long-term survival of bacteria

GoMRI-funded project:
- A Comprehensive Assessment of Oil Distribution, Transport, Fate and Impacts on Ecosystems and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Release (Year One Block Grant - The Northern Gulf Institute, Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Lead)

Ph.D. in Microbiology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.A., 1971

M.A. in Biology, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.A., 1968

B.A. in Biology, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.A., 1966

Area of Expertise / Interest:
Microbiological Quality of Water Resources; Bacteriology; Systematics; Ecological Indicators; Pollution; Public Health; Geographic Information Science (GIS); Microbiology

Preferred Language:   English

Mailing Address:
Office of the Provost
The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive #5002
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
Telephone: +1 601-266-5002
Fax: +1 601-266-5297

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Keywords:   Microbiology, Bacteriology, GoMRI, DWH Oil Spill

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