Andrea Garvetto

Andrea Garvetto has been appointed PhD researcher to Project 3, based at SAMS. His research is supervised by Dr David Green. Originally from Garessio in Italy, Andrea started his research at SAMS in July 2015, after completing his MSc. degree in Organisms’ Biology and Ecology in September 2014 at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles. The title of his thesis was ‘Effects of heavy metals contamination on the transitory bacterial community of two keystone species of the Mediterranean coastal habitat: the sea urchins Paracentrotus lividus ((Echinoidea, Parechinidae) and Arbacia lixula (Echinoidea, Arbaciidae)’.


Andrea can be contacted at:

Andrea Garvetto
T: +44 (0) 1631 559000
SAMS, Scottish Marine Institute
Oban, Argyll PA37 1QA, UK


Here is a short video introduction to Andrea’s work as part of the ALFF project: