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Kathryn Coyne

Associate Professor

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Research Interests

Biochemical and molecular ecology of harmful algal bloom species; development of biological indicators; production of algal biofuel coupled to bioremediation


Education

• Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Delaware, 1997.
• B.S., Chemistry, University of Delaware, 1986.


Contact Information

University of Delaware
College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
700 Pilottown Rd.
Lewes, DE 19958

Office: 214 Cannon Laboratory
Phone: 1-302-645-4236
Email: kcoyne@udel.edu

 

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Current Lab Members

Kaytee Pokrzywinski, PhD student

Christopher Main, PhD student

 

Currently recruiting students for algal biofuel project! Contact Kathy Coyne for more information.


Publications List (2001-2013)

Algicidal Bacteria
DIB

A bacterial compound may one day be used to prevent harmful algal blooms in canals such as this one in Delaware's Inland Bays

Bioremediation of Pollutants

Investigating the potential for biofuel production while reducing greenhouse gases in industrial smokestack emissions.

Molecular Detection of Harmful Algae

Results of this project will inform resource management on capabilities and limitations of each method.

Algicidal Exudate from Shewanella

Algicidal activity is specific to dinoflagellates

Ciliates at Guaymas Hydrothermal Vents

High diversity of ciliates at Guaymas

NR2: A Novel Nitrate Reductase

Chimeric NR enzyme in raphidophytes

ResearchInterest:

• Marine Ecology• Marine Genomics• Molecular Ecology

 

CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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