Faculty

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Alex L. Sessions

Professor of Geobiology

Degrees and Appointments

B.A., Williams College, 1991; M.Sc., Dartmouth College, 1996; Ph.D., Indiana University (Bloomington), 2001. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2003-10; Associate Professor, 2010; Professor, 2010-.

Email: alsSymbolatgps.caltech.edu


Research Group

Research Overview

Professor Sessions focuses on hydrogen and carbon isotopic studies of organic geochemistry and microbial biogeochemistry, with an emphasis on natural microbial processes regulating the production and preservation of marine and sedimentary organic matter. Also the development of new stable-isotopic methods for investigating complex organic materials and microbial ecosystems.

List of Research Areas

hydrogen and carbon isotopic studies of organic geochemistry, microbial biogeochemistry

Environmental Science and Engineering