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Nina Desianti

Taxon Contributor
J.C. Kingston Fellow, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory, Ecology and Systematics of Diatoms

DeColibus, Dawn


Doner, Lisa

In one drop of water, there are billions of intricate, complex life forms in which history of life resides


I have a long-standing interest in aquatic ecology. I studied freshwater diatom ecology during my B.S. at Universitas Diponegoro in Semarang, Indonesia and M.S. at the University of Oklahoma, Norman. Following my B.S. degree, I worked as a laboratory analyst in a shrimp farming company in Indonesia, where I became involved in research and monitoring on marine plankton populations as a food source for shrimp growth in commercial ponds.

For my M.S. degree, I studied the habitat specificity and the ecology of Lemnicola hungarica under the supervision of Dr. Elizabeth A. Bergey. Now, I am interested in ecology and evolutionary history of diatoms.

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