Mark O. Martin

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About me

Location Tacoma, Washington, United States
Introduction Short version: husband, father, educator, researcher, and eternally a microbial supremacist! Long work version: I am an associate professor of Biology at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. There, I teach Microbiology to seniors, and Introductory Cell and Molecular Biology to freshmen. I also have an undergraduate based research program that studies bacterial predators, as well as bacterial associations with animals of various kinds.
Interests Teaching, undergraduate research, symbioses, metagenomics, gene regulation, science writing, current events, science fiction, and social media!