Thomas Hanson


School of Marine Science and Policy


Biological Sciences

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Areas of Expertise

  • A microbiologist, Hanson studies how microbes make a living in the environment (microbial physiology); how microbial processes affect the environment (biogeochemistry); what microbes are present where (microbial ecology) and how microbes can be used to make useful products or clean up environmental contamination (applied microbiology and bioremediation).
  • Conversant in biochemistry, environmental chemistry, general microbiology and carbon fixation.
  • Winner of an National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, one of the NSF's most prestigious awards.

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