WILLIAM GERWICK

Professor
Center for Marine Biotechnology & Biomedicine

Distinguished Professor

Research Interests

  • Biosynthesis of Marine Natural Products
  • Biofuel Production by Cultured Marine Microalgae
  • Anticancer, Antiinflammatory, Tropical Disease Drug Discovery
  • Marine Natural Products Drug Discovery
  • Molecular Genetics of Cyanobacterial Natural Products Biosynthesis
  • Molecular Evolution of Natural Product Pathways in Marine Cyanobacteria
  • Elicitation of Natural Products Biosynthesis
  • Cyanobacterial Phylogenetics

Degrees

  • B.S., University of California, Davis
  • PhD, UCSD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography