Jeff Guyon

Key Species & Bioinformatics Branch Chief
Hollings Marine Laboratory
Key Species and Bioinformatics

Guyon currently serves as the Branch Chief for Key Species and Bioinformatics. His branch works on Atlantic and Pacific corals, marine mammals, benthic organisms, and genetic studies.

Guyon has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Notre Dame as part of a joint program with the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and a B.S. in Mathematics from the United States Coast Guard Academy. His recent assignments within NOAA have also included serving as the Genetics Program Manager for the NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center (2008-2018) and the acting Laboratory Director for the NMFS Galveston Laboratory in Texas (2018).


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