Lucas J. Stal
Lucas J. Stal studied biology at the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1985 from the same university. He was a Researcher and an Assistant Professor of geomicrobiology at the Carl-von-Ossietzky University in Oldenburg, Germany, from 1979 until 1988. From 1988 to 1996, he was an Associate Professor of microbial ecology at the University of Amsterdam, since 1996, the Head of the Department of Marine Microbiology of the Netherlands Institute of Ecology in Yerseke, and since 2007, a Professor of marine microbiology at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In 2002, Stal was a Visiting Professor of microbiology at the University Miguel Hernandez in Alicante, Spain. His expertise is on marine microbial diversity, cyanobacteria and eukaryotic microalgae, microbial mats and biofilms, algal blooms, nitrogen fixation, and extracellular polymeric substances.
Biography Updated on 18 April 2010