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director , biology educator

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.

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

  • Other Work

    • 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