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Brian Gaylord

Associate Professor

Evolution and Ecology

219 Bodega Marine Lab
(707) 875-1940


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

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