USF Professor named to Brilliant Ten

Dr. Mya Breitbart at the College of Marine Science here at USF has been named to this year’s Popular Science Brilliant Ten! The list compiles the “brightest young scientists and engineers” who aredramatically reshaping their fields–and the future.”

Mya studies marine viruses, and has developed a new method to detect what viruses are present and what they’re doing – in an entire ecosystem at once.

You can read about Mya’s research here and all those on the list here. The article appears in the October 2013 issue of Popular Science.