Douglas C. Nelson

Douglas Nelson

Position Title
Professor Emeritus

  • Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Research Interests

Ecology, physiology, and genetics of chemoautotrophic sulfur bacteria including impact of high in situ pressure. Microbial production of methyl mercury in marine and freshwater sediments. Stimulation and augmentation promoting bacterial production of calcite for improvement of soil mechanical properties.

Education and Degree(s)
  • 1970 B.S. in Chemistry/Biology, Harvey Mudd College
  • 1979 Ph.D. in Biology, University of Oregon