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Bolm, Anna
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My research explores microplastic abundance and distribution patterns in Northern California Current seawater and zooplankton.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Brockman, Joseph
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My research revolves around Staghorn Sculpin predation of Ghost Shrimp.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Bynes, Kenya
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Contact person by email My research focuses on utilizing the transcriptome of copepods as a genomic assay for the prediction of fishery yields.
Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Chatfield, Marcus
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Curran, Lorne
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Phylogeography of the Yelloweye Rockfish along the U.S. West Coast: isolation by distance, potential effects of biogeographic breaks and sites of larval retainage, and deme-level selective adaptation. 


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Dickens, John
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I study the behavioral and physiological impacts of micro and nanoplastics on estuarine indicator fish and shrimp species.


M.S. Marine Resource Management

Fisher, Jennifer
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Fleener, Henry
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Developing a high-density flow-through system for rearing Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) larvae. 


M.S. Fisheries Science

Hadziomerspahic, Amila
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Hutton, Sara
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I study the multiple stressor effects of pollution and climate change in the model estuarine fish species Menidia beryllina. I am primarily interested in linking genetic data to adverse outcomes, such as altered behavior or fecundity, to inform computational models.


Ph.D., Environmental and Molecular Toxicology

Kemp, David
M.S. Food Science and Technology
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Kim, Hyung Joo
M.S. Food Science and Technology
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My research is about using nano fish bone slurry to enhance the nutrition and texture properties of salmon fillet. As fish bone contains nutrients such as Calcium and phosphate, it is expected to show positive effect on both nutrition and texture.


M.S. Food Science and Technology
Lasdin, Katherine
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Presence of microplastics in a vital fish species (Rockfish) off the coast of Oregon


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Lewis, Scott
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I am conducting research on coastal steelhead and rainbow trout in the Ventura River of Southern California. The focus of my research is genetic population structure, landscape genetics, smoltification patterns, and migration of juvenile O. mykiss.


PhD, Fisheries Science
Lowe, Ashley
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Fields: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Recreational Demand Modeling, Provision of Environmental Public Goods and Non-market Evaluation

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McLeod, Montana
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For my Masters thesis I am building a computer model that parameterizes groundfish detectability in fishery surveys during coastal hypoxia events. Findings from my thesis can be adapted to reduce uncertainty in stock assessments as it incorporates changing oxygen conditions in the Eastern...


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Mendez, Rufa
Ph.D. Food Science and Technology
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Merrill, Julianne
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I will be working with Brett on a West Coast Aquaculture Collaborative Initiative through NOAA Sea Grant, assessing region-scale barriers to sustainable aquaculture through an Ecosystem-Based-Management approach.


M.S. Marine Resource Management

Nelson, Kevin
M.S. Food Science and Technology
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I'm currently working on investigating the DNA content of processed fish milt under Dr. DeWitt.


Master of Science, Food Science

Parker, Christina
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I am researching migratory timing and related environmental triggers for Pacific and Western River Lamprey in the Central Valley of California.


Master of Natural Resources, Fisheries Management

Pasewark, Duncan
M.S. Food Science and Technology
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I am currently working on protease inhibition in Pacific whiting under Dr. DeWitt.


Master of Science, Food Science

Pelekai, Keala
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Pacific lamprey statolith microchemistry.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Piotrowski, Stanley
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My research centers on population structure and genomic diversity of redband and coastal rainbow trout in the Klamath Basin prior to dam removal.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Quennessen, Victoria
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Using quantitative models to assess marine protected areas off the Oregon coast and inform conservation management and policy for black rockfish.


PhD, Fisheries Science

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Thalmann, Hillary
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Climate-mediated spatio-temporal shifts in Pacific Cod (Gadus macrocephalus) spawn timing and growth in the Gulf of Alaska.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Walker, Geoffrey
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I will be using next generation sequencing to analyze the genetic structure of albacore along the Pacific coast and using that data to delineate stock boundaries and help manage sustainable albacore fisheries.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science

Williams, Austin
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My research interest focuses on interest in advancing sustainable aquaculture and engaging with stakeholders to create effective strategies for ecology-based management of commercial oyster farms.


M.S. Marine Resource Management