Principal Investigator (PI):

Dr. Carly Kenkel

Email: ckenkel@usc.edu

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Favorite Holiday? Halloween

Coffee or Tea? Coffee

Postdoctoral Fellows

Co-advised by Dr. Joe Arvai & part of the WiSE program.

Email: anna.vinton@biology.ox.ac.uk

Website

Favorite Holiday? “any holiday where I get to spend quality time with my friends and family”

Coffee or Tea? Both!

Ph.D. Students

Email: jdilwort@usc.edu

Twitter

Favorite Holiday? Christmas

Coffee or Tea? Coffee!

Email: migomez[at]usc.edu

Twitter

Favorite Holiday? Summer solstice

Coffee or Tea? Coffee coffee coffee and then tea

Email: mustofa@usc.edu

Twitter Website

Favorite Holiday? Eid al-Fitr

Coffee or Tea? Coffee!

Email: danielo7@usc.edu

Github Twitter Website

Favorite Holiday? Halloween

Coffee or Tea? Yes

Natalie Villafranca

Email: 

Twitter

Fav holiday: Christmas

Coffee or tea: Coffee in the morning, tea in the afternoon

Technicians

Sibelle O’Donnell (B.S. Environmental Studies)

Email: seodonne@usc.edu

Favorite Holiday? Christmas

Coffee or Tea? Coffee

Sophia Lee (B.S. Biological Sciences)

Email: srlee@usc.edu

Favorite Holiday? Independence Day

Coffee or Tea? both!

Undergraduate Students

Daniella Leon

Email: 

Fav Holiday: Christmas

Coffee or Tea: Matcha

Damaris Ortega

Email: 

Fav Holiday: Halloween

Coffee or Tea: Coffee

Members Emeritus

SHELBY BARNES (B.S. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND HEALTH, 2019-2020),

continued to lab tech position in the Thrash Lab at USC

HAROLD CARLSON (B.S. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES/B.A. EARTH SCIENCES, 2019-2022)

continued on to PhD position in the Deep-Sea Fish Ecology Lab at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

LINDSEY HAMILTON (B.S. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 2019-2022)

CONNIE MACHUCA (B.S. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, 2017-2020),

continued on to CSU Monterey Bay as a NOAA Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Fellow

DR. WYATT MILLION (PH.D. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 2017-2022),

continued on to postdoctoral position in the Marine Holobiomics Lab at Justus Leibig University

ALEXANDRA STELLA (B.S. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, 2018-2020),

continued on to Moss Landing Marine Lab

JAMES STURGES (B.S. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, 2017-2018),

continued on to Cal Poly Pomona

COURTNEY TIMMONS, LAB RESEARCH TECHNICIAN (2017-2020)

DR. XUELIN ZHAO, NINGBO UNIVERSITY (VISITING RESEARCH SCIENTIST, 2019-2020)

DR. HOLLAND ELDER (POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCHOLAR, 2020-2023)

continued on to postdoctoral position at The Australian Institute of Marine Science

DR. YINGQI ZHANG, (PH.D. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 2018-2023)

continued on to postdoctoral position in the Underhill Lab at The University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute

DR. EMILY AGUIRRE (PH.D. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 2018-2023)

continued on to postdoctoral position in the Schwartzman Lab at USC

DR. MARIA RUGGERI (PH.D. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 2018-2023)

continued on to postdoctoral position in the Weiss Lab at Oregon State University

MARISSA FINE (B.S. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, 2021-2023)

ASHLEY CONDE (visiting student from Northeastern)