Michael G. Hadfield, P.D.

Professor, Kewalo Marine Laboratory
Professor, Department of Biology

Education

Stanford University, Ph.D (Biological Sciences)

University of Washington, M.S. (Zoology)

University of Washington, B.A. (Zoology)

Research Interests

Settlement & metamorphosis of marine invertebrate larvae, emphasizing experimental analyses of metamorphic inducers and larval responses at the cellular level; marine biofilm bacteria as inducers of larval settlement; biofouling demography, evolutionary and conservation biology of endemic Hawaiian tree snails, utilizing both field and lab studies.

Selected Publications

Hadfield, M. G. 2011.  Biofilms and Marine Invertebrate Larvae: What Bacteria Produce That Larvae Use to Choose Settlement Sites.  Annual Review of Marine Science 3: 453-470.

Tran, C. and M. G. Hadfield. 2011. Larvae of Pocillopora damicornis (Anthozoa) settle and metamorphose in response to surface-biofilm bacteria.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 433: 85-96.

Huang, Y., C. Callahan and M. G. Hadfield. 2012. Recruitment in the sea: bacterial genes required for inducing larval settlement in a marine worm. Scientific Reports 2:228 | DOI: 10.1038/srep00228.

Hadfield, M. G. 2012. Molecular clue links bacteria to the origin of animals. eLife 2012;1:e00242.

M. McFall-Ngai, M. G. Hadfield, T. Bosch, et al. (2013) Animals in a bacterial world, a new imperative for the life sciences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences doi/10.1073/pnas.1218525110.

Contact Info

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(808) 539-7319 (ph)
(808) 599-4817 (fax)
Kewalo Marine Laboratory
41 Ahui Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

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