Current lab members
Esteban Agudo Alejandro (2019- ) PhD student via the Biology Department, email@example.com. Esteban is working on the influence of temperature on marine predation.
Savannah Ryburn (2019- ) PhD student via E3P, firstname.lastname@example.org. Savannah is working on the ecology of juvenile scalloped hammerhead sharks including their diet, movements, and habitat use.
Salome Jarmillo Gil (2022- ) is a PhD in the Department of Biology. She is working on the ecology and conservation of sharks and rays.
Isabel Silva (2021- ) MS student via the Biology Department, email@example.com. Isabel is working on the relative and interactive effects of temperature, herbivory, and nutrient flux in controlling benthic primary production in the Galapagos marine ecosystem.
Emma Rudy Srebnik (2022- ) undergraduate working on shark ecology with Savannah Ryburn.
Past graduate students
Haley Capone (2021-2023) MS student via the Biology Department. Haley worked on the interactive effects of temperature and nutrients on benthic primary production. She is now a research technician working with the Bruno lab on algal systematics.
Kate Gould (2017-2023) PhD student via the Biology Department. Kate is worked on coral comparative physiological ecology and improving coral restoration. Kate is now the Director of restoration science at @coralvitareefs
Laura Mudge (2015-2020) PhD student via the Biology Department, now a statistical / environmental scientist with Integral Consulting, Inc
Catie Alves (2015-2020 PhD student via the CEE), currently a scientist with the Northeast Fisheries Science Center’s Social Science Branch
Erin Spencer (2017- 2019) MS student via CEE. Erin worked on red snapper fisheries. Among other honors she won the campus 3 minute thesis competition and received an Impact Award. Erin is now a PhD student at FIU in the Papastamatiou lab, studying predator-prey interactions.
Serena Hackerott, MS student via the Marine Sciences Department (2013-2014). Serena worked on the impacts of lionfish on Caribbean reef communities. Serena is currently a PhD student at NOVA
Pamela Reynolds, PhD (2007-20011 via Biology)
Elizabeth R. Selig, PhD (2003-2008 via CEE), now Deputy Director, Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford University
Mary O’Connor, PhD (2003-2008 via CEE) now a Professor at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Sarah C. Lee, PhD (2002-2008 via MASC) currently an Assistant Professor at DePauw University
Past post docs
Justin Baumann (2018-2020) SPIRE post doc
Colleen Bove (2020) Post doc
Kathryn Boyer, PhD (2003-2004, now an Associate Professor, San Francisco State University)
Nessa O’Connor, PhD (2005, now an Assistant Professor, Queen’s University, Belfast, Ireland)
Zachary Long, PhD (2005-2007, now an Assistant Professor, UNCW)
Karl Castillo, PhD (2008-2012, now an Assistant Professor, UNC Chapel Hill, Dept of Marine Sciences)
Other past students and technicians
Caroline Parker, Makeila Cox, Amanda DelVecchia, Meg Dolan, Katie DuBois, Leigh Habeger, Sam Harris, Brittany Huntington, Meredith Kintzing, Laura Ladwig, Emma Moran, Jackie Padilla-Gamino, Matt Perkinson, Virginia Schutte, Michael Simpson, Gillian Smelick, Bobby Vogt, Ivana Vu, Logan Gin, Anna Smith, David Fernandez, Sydney Mantell