Diane Blackwood

Database Manager/Biologist

Diane BlackwoodName
Diane Blackwood

Position
Database Manager/Biologist

Section
Ecosystem Assessment and Restoration – Harmful Algal Blooms

Education
B.S. Zoology, University of Florida
B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Florida
M.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas
Ph.D. Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University

Research Interests
Computational biology

Current Activity
I provide database and computer support for both research and management questions related to HAB species.

CV
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