Dr. Peter Lavrentyev

Dr. Peter Lavrentyev

Title: Professor
Dept/Program: Biology
Office: E507
Phone: 330-972-7922
Fax: 330-972-8445
Email: peter3@uakron.edu
Website: http://www.uakron.edu/arcticmicro/



Ph.D. - Aquatic Ecology, 1991, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia

Research Accomplishments

First MR, Miller HL III, Lavrentyev PJ, Pinckney JL, Burd AB (2009) Microzooplankton growth and trophic interactions and their effects on herbivory in coastal and offshore environments. Aquat Microb Ecol 54: 255–267


Duff RJ, Ball H, Lavrentyev PJ (2008) Application of combined morphological-molecular approaches to the identification of planktonic protists from environmental samples. J Euk Microbiol 55: 306-312

Bundy MH, Vanderploeg, HA, Lavrentyev PJ, Kovalcik PA (2005) The importance of microzooplankton versus phytoplankton to copepod populations during late winter and early spring in Lake Michigan. Can J Fish Aquat Sci 62: 2371-2385

Lavrentyev PJ, McCarthy MJ, Klarer D, Jochem FJ, Gardner WS (2004) Estuarine microbial food web patterns in a Lake Erie coastal wetland. Microb Ecol 48: 567–577

Lavrentyev PJ, Gardner WS, Yang L (2000) Effects of the zebra mussel on nitrogen cycling and the microbial community at the sediment-water interface. Aquat Microb Ecol 21:187-194

Lavrentyev PJ, Bootsma HA, Johengen TH, Cavaletto JF, Gardner WS (1998) Microbial plankton response to resource limitation: Insights from the community structure and seston stoichiometry in Florida Bay. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 165: 45-57

Lavrentyev PJ, Gardner WS, Johnson JR (1997) Cascading trophic effects on aquatic nitrification: Experimental evidence and potential implications. Aquat Microb Ecol 13: 161-175

Lavrentyev PJ, Gardner WS, Cavaletto JF, Beaver JR (1995) Effects of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha Pallas) on protozoa and phytoplankton in Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron. J Great Lakes Res 21: 545-557