Welcome to the Algal Biodiversity Lab


Department of Botany

St. John Plant Science Laboratory, room 612

3190 Maile Way

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Honolulu, HI 96822 U.S.A.


Principal Investigator:

Dr. Alison Sherwood

Professor, Associate Chair and Graduate Chair

Department of Botany



     The study of Hawaiian algae has a long and fascinating history. The projects in our laboratory span the freshwater, marine and terrestrial algal floras of the islands, and include a broad diversity of algal lineages. Some of the research projects currently underway are outlined on the projects page.




last updated 07/18/2013