Oceanography and Marine Biology
Dr. Paul Bienfang was formerly a member of the research faculty for the Oceanography Department at the University of Hawaii. His research laboratory is part of the Pacific Center for Research in Marine Biomedicine, one of four U. S. centers for oceans and human health. Dr. Bienfang is an alumnus of the UH Oceanography Department, a former Sr. Vice President of a marine bio-tech company in aquaculture, and a former Sr. Vice President of a private oceanographic and aquaculture research institution. His research specialties include ciguatera fish poisoning, environmental water quality and phytoplankton ecology issues with emphasis on warm water phytoplankton dynamics and continuous culture methodologies.