Hi! My name is Joe Russell. Currently, I am a Principal Scientist at a Washington D.C.-area non-profit research organization...by way of a long, winding road through Earth science, space science, ocean science, and health science.
To learn more about my scientific background, see my CV here. Also, check out the links below for more information on the deep biosphere, astrobiology, metagenomics, biosurveillance, public health...and surfing!