Hyatt Green | Environmental Biology | SUNY-ESF
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Hyatt GreenAssistant Professor

Hyatt Green

201 Illick Hall
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210

315-470-4814 | 315-470-6743

Research Interests

  • Molecular microbial ecology
  • Water quality and microbial source-tracking
  • Host microbiomes
  • Microbial dark matter
  • eDNA and molecular ecology
  • Micobial transformation of mercury


Ph.D Microbiology, Oregon State University (2011)

B.S. Science Education-Biology, University of Georgia (2005)


Courses Taught

  • EFB 303: Environmental Microbiology (+Lab)
  • EFB 505: Microbial Ecology
  • EFB 796: R and Reproducible Research
  • EFB 796: Numerical Ecology with R

Current Graduate Advisees

Current Graduate Advisees

Anthony DolceAnthony Dolce

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Green
  • Area of Study: Environmental Physiology

Maxwell WilderMaxwell Wilder

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Green
  • Area of Study: Ecology

Graduate Research Topic
Environmental DNA (eDNA) as a tool to improve monitoring efforts for rare, invasive, and difficult to detect organisms in a variety of habitats. Current projects focus on river otter and muskellunge.

Book Chapters

Shanks, Orin C, Hyatt C Green, Asja Korajkic, and Katharine G Field (2015). Manual of Environ- mental Microbiology. Ed. by Marylynn V Yates, Cindy H Nakatsu, Robert V Miller, and Suresh D Pillai. 4th Edition. ASM Press. Chap. 3.4.3.

Kinzelman, Julie, Katharine G Field, Hyatt C Green, Valerie J Harwood, and Calum McPhail (2012). Indicators, Sanitary Surveys and Source Attribution Techniques. Ed. by Al Dufour, Jamie Bartram, Robert Bos, and Victor Gannon. IWA Publishing. Chap. 9.