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Mary Ann Moran

Department of Marine Sciences
University of Georgia
Room 220 Marine Sciences Bldg.
Athens, Georgia 3060-3636
Phone: (706) 542-6481
Fax: (706) 542-5888
Email: mmoran@uga.edu

EDUCATION
1987  Ph.D. – Ecology – University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1982  M.S. – Natural Resources – Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1977  B.S. – Biology – Colgate University, Hamilton, NY


ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2021 University of Georgia Foundation Distinguished Professor in Marine Sciences
2018– Regents’ Professor, The University of Georgia, Department of Marine Sciences
2005– Distinguished Research Professor, The University of Georgia, Department of Marine Sciences
2003– Professor, The University of Georgia, Department of Marine Sciences
2003– Professor, The University of Georgia, Department of Marine Sciences
2003– Adjunct Professor, The University of Georgia, Department of Microbiology
1998-2003 Associate Professor, The University of Georgia, Department of Marine Sciences
1993-1998 Assistant Professor, The University of Georgia, Department of Marine Sciences
1989-1992 Assistant Research Microbiologist, The University of Georgia, Department of Microbiology
1988-1989 Postdoctoral Associate, The University of Georgia Department of Microbiology


PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Member, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Biosciences Expert Advisory Committee, 2019 – present
Member, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Scientific Advisory Board – 2020-present
Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Board Member, 2019 – present
Member, American Academy of Microbiology Board of Governors, 2014 – 2020
Member, Science Board of Reviewing Editors, 2015 – 2017
Member, JGI Scientific Advisory Committee, 2012 – 2017
Member, JGI Prokaryotic Super Program Advisory Committee, 2011- present
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Elected 2009
Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, 2009-present
D. C. White Research and Mentoring Award, American Society for Microbiology, 2008.
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Investigator in Marine Microbiology, 2004-2012.
Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology, Elected 2006
Chair, American Society for Microbiology, Microbial Ecology Division, 2001–2002
Creative Research Medal 1997, University of Georgia

HONORS AND AWARDS

National Academy of Sciences, 2021
Wenner-Gren Distinguished Lecturer, Sweden, 2018
Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Achievement Award, 2018
Simons Foundation Investigator in Life Sciences. 2017-present
UGA Career Center Recognition, positive impact on UGA students 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018
Women in Science and Engineering Leadership speaker, University of Wisconsin, 2014
Women’s History Celebration speaker, US Department of Agriculture, 2011
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Elected 2009
Women in Science and Engineering Program speaker, University of Southern California, 2009
American Society for Microbiology, D. C. White Research and Mentoring Award, 2008
US EPA Scientific Achievement Award, 2008
Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology, Elected 2006
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Investigator in Marine Microbiology, 2004 – 2015.
Distinguished Research Professor, University of Georgia, 2005
National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP), 2001
Creative Research Medal 1997, University of Georgia


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