Experts in Subject: Marine biology

Biology, Coral, Marine biology

Catherine McFadden.

Catherine McFadden, PhD, is working with a national team of research scientists to investigate the origins of the phylum Cnidaria—one of the two most primitive groups on earth—which includes jellyfish, hydra, sea anemones and corals, McFadden’s specialty. Her particular area of expertise is octocoral phylogeny, and she has been using molecular data to try and […]