Heather Fullerton

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. - Cornell University
B.S. - University of Washington

Research Interests

Microbial metabolic diversity and ecology of marine habitats
Development of microbial communities at hydrothermal vents
Microbiota associated with Macroalgae
Charleston area microbial communities and water quality

Courses Taught

Human Microbiology
General Microbiology
Applied & Environmental Microbiology

Honors & Awards

School of Science and Mathematics, Michael J. Auerbach Award for Excellence in Student Mentored Research (April 2022)
American Society of Microbiology Peggy Cotter Award for Early Career Branch Members (May 202 

Selected Publications 

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