HAB Research @ VIMS

Study of harmful algal blooms at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science is diverse and highly interdisciplinary. Among many other projects, VIMS researchers are working to

For details, visit the home and lab-group web pages of the following leaders in HAB research at VIMS.

Reece, Kim
Email: [[v|kreece,Contact Dr. Kimberly Reece]]
Phone: (804) 684-7407
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S110
Section: Ecosystem Health
Interests: Molecular/genetic analysis of aquaculture species, shellfish disease pathogens.

Juliette Smith

Smith, Juliette
Assistant Professor
Email: [[jlsmith]]
Phone: (804) 684-7289
Office: Andrews Hall 429
Section: Ecosystem Health
Interests: Ecotoxicology of harmful algal blooms.

Mark Brush

Brush, Mark
Email: [[brush]]
Phone: (804) 684-7402
Interests: Coastal systems ecology; Ecosystem modeling
Office: Andrews Hall 334F
Section: Ecosystem Health


Carnegie, Ryan
Email: [[carnegie]]
Phone: (804) 684-7713
Interests: Shellfish pathology
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N109
Section: Ecosystem Health

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Gong, Donglai
Associate Professor
Email: [[v|gong]]
Phone: (804) 684-7529
Office: Andrews Hall 228
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Lab: Andrews Hall 220/219

Reay, William
Associate Professor; Director, Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virginia
Email: [[wreay]]
Phone: (804) 684-7119
Office: Wilson House 103
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Program: Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virginia

Song, BK
Professor of Marine Science; Chair, Ecosystem Health
Email: [[v|songb]]
Phone: (804) 684-7411
Office: Andrews Hall 328
Section: Ecosystem Health
Interests: Microbiome ecology and biogeochemistry

Karen Hudson

Hudson, Karen
Shellfish Aquaculture Specialist
Email: [[v|khudson]]
Phone: (804) 684-7742
Office: Davis Hall 249
Unit: Marine Advisory Program

Sanderson, Marta
Laboratory Manager
Email: [[mps]]
Phone: (804) 684-7417
Office: Andrews Hall 443
Lab: Andrews Hall 401, 402, 404
Section: Ecosystem Health

Gail Scott

Scott, Gail
Marine Scientist Supervisor
Email: [[v|gpscott,Contact Gail Scott]]
Phone: (804) 684-7235, 7873
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S210
Section: Ecosystem Health

Small, Hamish
Assistant Professor
Email: [[v|hamish, Contact Hamish Small]]
Phone: (804) 684-7745
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S107
Section: Ecosystem Health


Jones, William
Laboratory Specialist Senior
Email: [[v|wmjones,Contact Bill Jones]]
Phone: (804) 684-7414 or 684-7873
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N119
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences