Peter Chen

Research Technician
Microbiology

Peter is a Research Technician in the Microbiology Department. His present role is to assist microbiologists in executing studies and processing samples for further data analysis. He received his B.S. in environmental studies from the University of Southern California.

Education

B.S., Environmental Studies, University of Southern California, 2018

Areas of Expertise

Peter Chen is a Research Technician at SCCWRP for the Microbiology department where he assist microbiologists carry out studies in the field and laboratory. Prior to joining SCCWRP, Chen has worked in a Conservation Genetics laboratory at USC researching the relationship between mitochondrial DNA and aging in copepods.

Professional Experience

Research Technician, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA. August 2018- Present

Laboratory Assistant, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA. June 2018- August 2018

Undergraduate Research Assistant, USC Edmands Lab. Los Angeles, CA. 2015 – 2017

NOAA Hollings Coral Reef Intern, NOAA Inouye Regional Center. Honolulu, HI. June 2017 – August 2017

Coral Health and Disease Intern, Mote Marine Laboratory. Sarasota, FL. June 2015 - August 2015