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Costantino Vetriani

Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
and Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: (+1) 848-932-3379

Funded Projects

Memberships in Graduate Programs and Academic Departments

Microbial Biology


Ecology and Evolution

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Environmental Sciences

Biochemistry and Microbiology

Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences


Seminar in Microbiology (11:680:495)
This is a one-credit course open to seniors in the Microbiology Undergraduate Program in which students will critically discuss current issues in microbiology.

Microbial Life (16:682:501)
This is a three-credit course co-taught by Drs. Vetriani, Hägbblom and Kerkhof. The major groups of microorganisms and their role in the ecosystem will be discussed. Examples of topics that will be presented in class include the basic principles of microbiology, evolutionary microbiology, microbial ecology, geomicrobiology, metabolic diversity, microbial genomics, and applied microbiology.

General Microbiology (11:447:390; 11:680:390)
This is an introductory microbiology class co-taught by Drs. Davis, Barkay and Vetriani both in the Fall and in the Spring semesters, that fulfills the biology and biotechnology requirements of a Cook College biology major, and also pre-med and pre-vet requirements. The course includes a laboratory section.

Education and Outreach

NSF/RIDGE Student Experiments at Sea (SEAS)

NSF Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence (COSEE)

NSF/DMCS Research Internships in Ocean Sciences (RIOS)

Liberty Science Center's Partners in Science Program