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Faculty Profile
Hyatt Green

Associate Professor

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201 Illick Hall


Research Interests

  • molecular microbial ecology
  • water quality and microbial source-tracking
  • wastewater-based epidemiology
  • nitrification
  • eDNA and molecular ecology
  • microbial 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

Sarah CaltabianoSarah Caltabiano

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Green and Boyer
  • Area of Study: EFB Environmental Physiology

Graduate Research Topic
Nitrogen regulation in Microcystis sp.

Brandon FerroBrandon Ferro

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Green
  • Area of Study: Environmental & Forest Biology

Andrew JazdzykAndrew Jazdzyk

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

Maxwell WilderMaxwell Wilder

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