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About: tjcarrier

Broadly speaking, my research focuses on the interplay between marine invertebrate larvae and oceanographic phenomenon, and how these interactions have shaped larvae as we know them to be. I then apply this foundation to mechanisms by which larvae use the ocean to maximize survival to the benthos. A subset of these endeavors explore larvae as dynamic holobionts; this is currently where my efforts are.

Posts by tjcarrier:

A day in the life of a larval-microbe lab

Posted by on March 21st, 2017

Hello, my name is Tyler Carrier and I am a second year PhD student in the laboratory of Adam Reitzel at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Broadly speaking, this laboratory focuses on the ecology, evolution, and development of marine invertebrates and their life history stages. The basis of this work uses echinoderms and[…]