Faculty

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Victoria Jeanne Orphan

James Irvine Professor of Environmental Science and Geobiology

Degrees and Appointments

B.A., University of California (Santa Barbara), 1994; Ph.D., 2002. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2004-2010; Associate Professor, 2010; Professor, 2010-16; James Irvine Professor 2016-.

Email: vorphanSymbolatgps.caltech.edu

Tel: 626-395-1786

109A North Mudd MC 100-23 Pasadena, CA 91125

Assistant

Jan Haskell (626) 395 -8372 (office)

Stephanie Connon (626) 395-6018


Research Group
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Research Overview

Professor Orphan focuses on molecular microbial ecology of anaerobic communities involved in carbon and sulfur cycling; application and development of combined molecular and isotopic methods for relating uncultured microorganisms to biogeochemical processes and understanding interspecies interactions.

List of Research Areas

molecular microbial ecology of anaerobic communities involved in carbon and sulfur cycling, application and development of combined molecular and isotopic methods

Environmental Science and Engineering