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Contact Info
Office Phone: 301.405.6893
Lab: 410.326.7259
Fax: 301.314.9358
Office Address: 3270 Biology-Psychology Bldg
Kennedy Paynter
Visiting Associate Research Professor

Graduate Program Affiliation

  • Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences (MEES)

Research Interests

Here at The Paynter Labs, we investigate the physiological and ecological processes associated with life in the estuary. We focus on the biology, ecology, and restoration of the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, which plays a critical role in the overall health of the Chesapeake Bay.


Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1985. Invertebrate biology; comparative physiology; biochemistry; restoration ecology.

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