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.
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.
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