Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Ocean Life, Planet Health

Beth Orcutt

Senior Research Scientist - The Deep Biosphere Laboratory

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
60 Bigelow Drive
PO Box 380
East Boothbay, ME   04544
Phone: 207-315-2567 x312
email: borcutt [ at ]
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B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, Summa Cum Laude, University of Georgia, 2002
Ph.D., Marine Sciences, University of Georgia, 2007

Research Interests

Geomicrobiology and microbial biogeochemistry of marine sediments, ocean crust and the deep subsurface; determining fundamental links between microbial diversity, activity and environmental variables; development of new in situ technologies for studying marine ecosystems.