Dr. Gerry Plumley

Dr. Plumley has held academic positions at the University of Georgia, the University of Alaska, the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, and the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI).  Dr Plumley is currently a visiting professor at the Department of Marine Science of the Chulalongkorn University. His research interests are based on algal biochemistry and molecular biology (e.g., HABs; genes involved in saxitoxin production; HPLC analysis of algal pigments). Dr. Plumley was the local coordinator of the NF-POGO Center of Excellent in Bermuda (2008 – 2012) and is the current coordinator of the program in Germany (AWI; 2013 – present). He was involved in the NF-POGO CofE Regional Training Programmes in Brazil (2009), Vietnam (2011), India (2012), the Philippines (2014) and Mexico (2015). He attended the NANO exploratory meeting in October 2010 and the NANO Annual Meeting in Berlin (2013); he also attended NANO Regional Workshops in Vietnam (2012), Senegal (2012), Tunisia (2013) and Mexico (2015).