Microbial Ecology, Marine Microbiology, Microbial Diversity

Jimmy Saw

Ph.D. candidate
Department of Microbiology
University of Hawai'i
Honolulu, HI 96822


  • Ph.D. (2004-present), University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • M.S. (2004), University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • B.S. (2002), University of Hawaii at Manoa

Professional Appointments

  • (2007-2009) Graduate Research Assistant, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA


Research Expeditions/Fieldwork

  • Traveled to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in 2009 to collect biofilm samples from a lava tube cave in Kilauea Crater.
  • Traveled twice in 2000 to Kalaupapa, Molokai, Hawaii to collect water samples from Lake Kauhako, a meromictic lake.