Professor of Biological Sciences
Elizabeth was a Ph.D. student in the lab working on the effects of ocean acidification on molluscan shell calcification. She is now a data scientist working in the green energy industry.
Alex was a Ph.D. student in the lab working on molluscan microbiomes. He is now a research scientist at BASF Enzymes.
Phil was a Ph.D. student in the lab working on the effects of human harvesting on marine mollusks. He is now a faculty member at the University of Southhampton, UK.
Ben was a Ph.D. student in the lab working on ecological communities that form on human-made costal fortifications such as rip-rap. He is currently a marine biologist with the National Park Service and Director of Ocean Alaska Science and Learning Center.
Gene was a postdoc in the lab. He is now is a Curator at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
Marcelo was a postdoc in the lab. He is now is a Researcher at the Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas-Universidad Catolica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile.
Allen was a postdoc in the lab. He is now a Zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution and the Director of NOAA’s National Systematics Lab.
Ian was an undergraduate researcher in the lab working on marine molluscan microbiomes. He is currently a Ph.D. student at Harvard University.
Maddie was an undergraduate researcher in the lab. She is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Chicago.
Deb was a researcher in the lab. After attending University of Arizona for grad school, Deb worked inthe biofuels industry conducting microbiology research. In 2015, she switched her career focus from research to science education. She teaches biology and environmental science at a prominent high school in San Diego, as well as Summer Session at UCSD.