7fcde7 square The Department of Oceanography at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, SOEST
Grieg Steward


University of Hawai`i at Manoa
Department of Oceanography
1950 East-West Rd
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-6775
Fax: (808) 956-8668

E-mail: grieg@hawaii.edu




  • B.A., Biology 1986 - Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • Ph.D, Marine Biology (1996) - University of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California

Research Interests

  • Biological Oceanography
  • Coastal Water Quality
  • Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences of Viral Infection
  • Microbial Contributions to Biogeochemical Cycles
  • Molecular Diversity of Phytoplankton, Bacteria, and Viruses

Current Research Activities

  • Investigating the ecology and diversity of viruses infecting marine phytoplankton and bacteria
  • Studying the abundance and distribution of pathogenic vibrios in tropical coastal waters
  • Exploration of viral diversity in the ocean crust

The Marine Viral Ecology Laboratory