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Director of CEDB
Distinguished University Professor of Biology
Director of Reubin O'D. Askew Institute of Multidisciplinary Studies
PhD Marine Science, University of South Florida, 1989
MS Marine Science, University of South Florida, 1985
BS Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1981
Dr. Wade is an oceanographer focusing on bacterial function and diversity in the ocean. He studies the effects of ultraviolet radiation on marine microbes and has worked around the globe. He has also been involved with projects examining the effects of oil on microbial communities in the Gulf of Mexico, spawned by the 2010 BP oil spill.