Dr. Sullivan is the Co-founder of the Ecosystem Genomics Institute at the University of Arizona and an Assistant Professor at the Departments of Microbiology, and Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering at The Ohio State University, United States.
He participated as a lecturer during ECODIM 2014. He was also a speaker for the Mini Symposium "The Microbial Tree of Life and Beyond: The Legacy of Carl Woese (1928-2012)". " His lecture "The ecology and evolution of Earth’s tiniest inhabitants, ocean viruses" was attended by faculty, graduate and undergraduate students.
This activity was held at the Main Campus of the University of Concepcion on Friday January 10, 2014. It was open to the scientific community and broadcast via streaming.
Matt will visit Chile again in January 2016 for the upcoming ECODIM course and will participate as a lecturer for the Mini Symposium with the Conference "Viruses, the next frontier in the deep sea?"