Richard A. Snyder, Ph.D.

Professor and Director Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation (CEDB), University of West Florida

Macro and Microbial Ecology. Biofilms as ecological indicators. Biochemical and population ecology of bacteria and protozoa (microbial ecology) including: physiological adaptations, prey recognition and selective feeding, community structure, and carbon and nutrient cycling. Taxonomy and diversity of ciliate protists, especially in marine and estuarine environments. Microbial communities as sentinels of environmental condition. Plant community ecology.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor and Director Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation (CEDB), Department of Biology

Education

  • 1989 
    University of Maryland, PhD