Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation (CEDB)

Department of Biology

University of West Florida

College of Arts and Sciences


Richard A. Snyder

Professor and Director

CEDB

email

CV as .pdf file


Courses Taught

Ecology and Ecology Laboratory

Biology of the Protists

Estuarine Ecology

Microbial Food Webs

Tropical Marine Ecology

Directed Studies

 

Biology Seminars


Education

1989 Ph.D. Zoology,University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
1985 M.S. Zoology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA
1980 B.S. Biology, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina


Research Interests

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


Publications


Links to more Snyder Pages

Response of Microorganisms to Gradients

Flora and Fauna of Northwest Florida (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

Pictures of Protists

Reports


Links to Elsewhere

Society of Protozoologists

International Society for Evolutionary Protistology

Introduction to the Basal Eukaryotes

Tree of Life Project

Protist Image Database

Ciliate Protists

Ciliates in the Classroom

Tide Predictor

Local Marine Conditions

Pride of Baltimore


Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation

Department of Biology

University of West Florida

College of Arts and Sciences