Brian Gaylord

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Evolution and Ecology

Offices and Labs

219 Bodega Marine Lab
(707) 875-1940


1997 Ph.D. Biological Sciences Stanford University
1988 B.S. Mechanical Engineering Stanford University

Research Interests

Ecological biomechanics and biological physical coupling in coastal marine systems, focusing on how the scaling of physical processes places bounds on organismal design and ecological pattern.

Department and Center Affiliations

Bodega Marine Lab
Evolution and Ecology

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Ecology Graduate Group


EVE 101 Introduction to Ecology
EVE 106 Mechanical Design in Organisms
EVE 111 Marine Environmental Issues
BIS 124 Coastal Marine Research