Nancy Merino

Postdoctoral Researcher
Biosciences and Biotechnology Division
Email: merino4@llnl.gov
Phone: +19254247605

Education

  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, Civil Engineering (Environmental)
  • M.S., University of California, Los Angeles, Civil Engineering (Environmental)
  • B.S., University of California, Los Angeles, Environmental Science

Project

Investigating how microorganisms affect actinide fate and transport, in particular the relationship between microbe-metal-actinide interactions. This work includes pure culture studies, microcosms, microbial community analyses, and metagenomics. 

Research Interests

Environmental Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Microbe-metal interactions, Astrobiology

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