Dr. Cara Santelli

Dr. Cara Santelli is a biominerals expert who is working with Dr. Sarah Carmichael and Dr. Suzanna Brauer (Biology) on collaborative research projects in southern Appalachian caves and acid mine drainage sites.  You can find out more about the group's interdisciplinary work at http://geomicrobiology.appstate.edu.


  • Ph.D. MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography
  • B.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison



Title: Affiliated Research Professor, Associate Professor: University of Minnesota
Department: Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

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