Leigh McCallister

Contact Information

slmccalliste@vcu.edu

Office

LFSCB 009

(804)827-0234


Lab

LFSCB 007

(804)828-0153


Leigh McCallister

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Aquatic Ecology
Ocenography

Background

S. Leigh McCallister earned her Ph.D. in marine science in 2002 from the College of William and Mary (VIMS) with a concentration in biological oceanography. She is interested in bacterial transformations of organic matter (OM) in fluvial, estuarine, coastal and open ocean ecosystems. Her work integrates multiple aspects of microbial ecology, organic geochemistry (lipid biomarkers), and isotope geochemistry (D14C, d13C, d15N).