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Lynda P. Shapiro

Lynda P. Shapiro, American biology educator, director. Achievements include research in ecology, biogeography and physiology of marine phytoplankton; distributions of ultraphytoplankton species, effects of environmental factors on those distributions, and effects of those distributions on the various marine environments; predation on ultraplankton by pelagic protists. Woodrow Wilson fellowship.

Background

  • Shapiro, Lynda P. was born on June 11, 1938 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Nathan and Evelyn (Zetler) Shapiro.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Arkansas, 1960. Master of Science, University Arkansas, 1963. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1967.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, 1974.

    Career

    • Instructor biology Louisiana State University, 1963-1966. Research teaching assistant Columbia University, New York City, 1967-1968. Technical associate medical center Duke University, 1968-1969.

      Postdoctoral investigator Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, 1974-1975, assistant scientist, 1975-1979. Research scientist Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, 1979-1990. Professor biology, director Institute Marine Biology University Oregon, Charleston, since 1990.

      Commissioner South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, since 1990. Invited speaker various workshops, symposiums.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in ecology, biogeography and physiology of marine phytoplankton. Distributions of ultraphytoplankton species, effects of environmental factors on those distributions, and effects of those distributions on the various marine environments. Predation on ultraplankton by pelagic protists.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, PSA, TOS, American Society Limnology and Oceanography, Phi Sigma.

    Connections

    • father: Nathan Shapiro
    • mother: Evelyn (Zetler) Shapiro
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    Born June 11, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1960
      University Arkansas
    • 1963
      University Arkansas
    • 1967
      Columbia University
    • 1974
      Duke University
    • 1963 - 1966
      Instructor, biology Louisiana State University
    • 1967 - 1968
      research teaching assistant, Columbia University
    • 1968 - 1969
      technical associate, medical center Duke University
    • 1979 - 1990
      research scientist, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
    • 1990
      professor, Institute Marine Biology University Oregon
      Charleston, South Carolina, United States
    • 1990
      director, Institute Marine Biology University Oregon
      Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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