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2004 Brown University, Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
Advisor: Dr. Mark Bertness
1999 University of Virginia, M.S., Environmental Science.
Advisor: Dr. Jay Zieman
1995 University of Virginia, B.A., Highest Distinction.
Environmental Science and History; Philosophy concentration.
Advisors: Dr. Jay Zieman, Environmental Sciences
Julian Bond, History
2012-present Director of Seahorse Key Marine Laboratory
2005-present Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Florida.
2005-present Research Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in Ecology and Biodiversity, Catholic University, Santiago, Chile.
2004-2006 The Nature Conservancy David Smith Conservation Post Doctoral Fellow
Advisors: Dr. Peter Karieva (TNC); Dr. Emmett Duffy (William and Mary)
2003-2004 Visiting Scientist, Bell-Buruch Marine Field Laboratories, University of South Carolina
1998-present Instructor, Biology Department, University of Virginia.
Course: Tropical Marine Biology
1996-1998 Graduate Academic Advisor, Assistant to Dean of Students, University of Virginia.
BRIAN REED SILLIMAN
Department of Biology
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611
office: 409 Carr Hall
phone: (352) 392-1137
Community and ecosystem ecology of salt marshes. Community ecology of temperate and tropical rocky shores. Conservation of coastal wetlands and fish populations. Role of mangroves as nursery habitats. Effects of global warming and nitrogen loading on species distributions and primary productivity. Food web ecology. Plant-animal interactions. Consumer, nutrient, and biodiversity effects on ecosystem structure and function. Biogeography of intertidal systems.