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Keri M Kemp

MS
University of Georgia
Odum School of Ecology
Athens, GA 30602

email: kerimkemp@gmail.com

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Education

M.S. Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology

B.S. Biology, Kansas State University

Research Interests

  • Marine microbial ecology
  • Climate change and waterborne disease
  • Coastal water quality and wastewater impacts on coral reefs

 

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean Grants-in-Aid of Student Caribbean Marine Research
  • 2015 Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant, UGA Graduate School
  • 2015 Odum School of Ecology Endowment Grant
  • 2013 Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant, UGA Graduate School
  • 2013 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Oceans and Human Health Trainee Fellowship
  • 2012, 2013 International Women’s Fishing Association Scholarship
  • 2012 Kappa Kappa Gamma Graduate Scholarship
  • 2012 Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research
  • 2012 Odum Shool of Ecology Endowment Grant
  • 2012 Ecological Society of America Eugene P. Odum Award for best ecological presentation at the Association of Southeastern Biologists
  • 2010 American Museum of Natural History Lerner-Gray Grant for Marine Research
  • 2009 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Stanley Rand Fellowship
  • 2007, 2010 International Women’s Fishing Association Scholarship
  • 2007-2010 Kappa Kappa Gamma Graduate Scholarship
  • 2007-2009 National Science Foundation IGERT Fellowship in Aquatic Chemical Signaling

Selected Publications

Sutherland KP, Berry B, Park A, Kemp DW, Kemp KM, Lipp EK, Porter JP. 2016. Coral disease etiologies as moving targets: a 20-year case study of white pox disease affecting Acropora palmata in the Florida Keys, 1994-2014. In Production. Phil Trans Roy Soc B

Kemp DW, Rivers AR, Kemp KM, Porter JW, Lipp EK, Wares JP. 2015. Spatial homogeneity of bacterial communities associated with the surface mucus layer of the reef-building coral Acropora palmata. PLoS ONE 10(12): e0143790. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143790

Goodman KM and ME Hay. 2013. Activated chemical defenses suppress herbivory of freshwater red algae. Oecologia 171(4): 921–933. DOI:10.1007/s00442-012-2455-0

 

Download Vitae: CV_Feb_2016.pdf






Keri M Kemp