Fredericq, Suzanne

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Expert in biodiversity of marine botany, algae, seaweed, and effects of oil spills on marine life

Department of Biology, Professor
(337) 482-1291
Areas of expertise: 
  • Biodiversity of marine botany
  • Marine plants worldwide
  • Biology and evolution of algae
  • Seaweeds in the Gulf of Mexico and worldwide
  • Effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico
Notable achievements: 
  • Freeport-McMoRan/Board of Regents Support Fund Professorship for Coastal Biodiversity Research
  • research associate, Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
  • recipient of the 2010 Distinguished Professor Award presented by the UL Lafayette Foundation
Research interests: 
  • impacts of the Deepwater Horizon crude oil spill on the diversity of macroalgae and macrocrustaceans inhabiting deepwater hard banks in the Gulf of Mexico
  • phylogeny
  • taxonomy
  • molecular systematics and biogeography of marine macroalgae in the Gulf of Mexico, and worldwide, especially red algae
  • biodiversity
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