E. Ginger Armbrust, Ph.D.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Ginger Armbrust is a Professor in the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington. Her research focuses on understanding how marine phytoplankton shape ecosystem functions.  She received her Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and her Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography from MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. She joined the faculty of the University of Washington in 1996 after conducting post-doctoral research at Washington University. She co-directs a large collaborative project on Ocean Processes and Ecology and is an investigator in a collaboration on Computational Biogeochemical Modeling of Marine Ecosystems. She is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and the Association for the Advancement of Science and is a recipient of the Botanical Society of America Darbaker Prize.