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Linda Amaral-Zettler

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Dr. Linda Amaral-Zettler of The Longest Swim by Ben Lecomte

Dr. Linda Amaral-Zettler is an Associate Scientist at the Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution at the MBL in Woods Hole Center for Oceans & Human Health and an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Education[edit]

She obtained her Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program after receiving a Bachelor of Science in Aquatic Biology at Brown University.

Research[edit]

Amaral-Zettler’s research investigates the relationships between microbes and the mechanisms that determine their diversity, distribution, survival and impact on local and global processes.

The Longest Swim[edit]

She is a member of The Longest Swim, a transoceanic swim by Ben Lecomte who will swim across the Pacific Ocean starting in December 2015 along with the following scientists, researchers and physicians:

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