Francis Bozzolo, Ph.D.

 

Assistant Teaching Professor of Biological Sciences

francis.bozzolo@usm.edu

Gulf Park Campus

Science Building 309D

Phone: 228.214.3269

Ph.D. Ecology, 2012, University of California Davis and San Diego State University

B.A. Biology, 2001, University of California Santa Cruz

Teaching Interests

At USM:
BSC 103/L Biology and society
BSC 110/L Principles of Biology I
BSC 111/L Principles of Biology II
BSC 197 First Year Foundations
BSC 226/L General Botany

At SDSU:
BIOL 315 Ecology & Human Impacts on the Environment 
BIOL 354 Ecology and the Environment
BIOL 345L Experimental Ecology
BIOL 204 Principles of Organismal Biology

Research Interests

Plant Ecology
Ecosystem Ecology
Invasion Biology
Plant-Soil Interactions
Nitrogen Cycling

Publications

Bozzolo, F.H., Lipson, D.A. (2013) Differential responses of native and exotic coastal sage scrub plant species to N additions and the soil microbial community. Plant and Soil. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-013-1668-2

Lipson, D.A., Zona, D., Raab, T.K., Bozzolo, F., Mauritz, M., Oechel, W.C. (2012) Water-table height and microtopography control biogeochemical cycling in an Arctic coastal tundra ecosystem. Biogeosciences 9 (1): 577-591.

Lipson, D.A., Zona, D., Raab, T.K., Bozzolo, F., Mauritz, M., Oechel, W.C. (2011) Water table height and microtopography control biogeochemical cycling in an Arctic coastal tundra ecosystem. Biogeosciences Discussions 8 (4): 6345-6382.