College of Natural and Computational Sciences

ChollCarolyn Holl Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Natural Sciences

Phone: 808-236-5839
Office: 206C AC, Hawaii Loa campus

Education: B.S., double major: Biology and Environmental Science, DePaul University; Ph.D., Biological Oceanography, Georgia Institute of Technology

Professional Interests: Marine microbiology in both oligotrophic and eutrophic environments; Microbial nitrogen and carbon cycling in aquaculture; Stable isotopes; Microbial ecology

Courses: BIOL3040 Microbiology; BIOL4041 Environmental Microbiology Laboratory; BIOL2051/3 General Biology Laboratory

Personal Interests: Outrigger canoe paddling, swimming, hiking, traveling, reading.

Principal Research Interests:  Dr. Holl uses the naturally-occurring stable isotopes of Nitrogen and Carbon to explore microbial N and C cycle pathways.  Her work has spanned oligotrophic open ocean environments, eutrophic coastal environments, and high density recirculating aquaculture systems.