Education:   MS. in Biological Oceanography – University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) – 2013 B.S in Marine Biology – Sao Paulo State university (Brazil) – 2008 Advisor: Dr. Andrew Thomas Email Address:  andre.bucci@maine.edu Phone:  207.581.4334 Location:  451 Aubert Hall Website:   Research: My background is mostly in phytoplankton bio-optics and ecology, specially regarding community composition and its influence