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Joanne Linnenbrink

Joanne Linnenbrink

Former Graduate Student

M.S, Biology expected spring 2016

Exploring genetic population structure of the Olympia oyster in southern California

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Jacqueline Moreno

Jacqueline Moreno

Former Undergraduate

School of Nursing

Working on a Living Shorelines project to restore eelgrass and oysters to Newport Bay, CA

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Austin Xu

Austin Xu

Former Undergraduate

B.S. Biological Science Expected Spring 2016

Examining differential use of oyster beds, eelgrass beds, and mudflat by birds.

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Michael Espinoza

Michael Espinoza

Former Undergraduate

B.S. Biological Science Expected Spring 2016

Assessing Long-term Temporal and Spatial Variation in Settlement of Olympia oysters in Newport Bay, CA

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Arielle Garcia

Arielle Garcia

Former Undergraduate

B.S. Biological Science/B.A Psychology expected
Cell and Developmental Biology Concentration

CSUF President’s Scholar

Exploring research options.

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Kim Walker

Kim Walker

Former Graduate Student

M.S. Biology 2016

Explored the effects of oyster restoration techniques on epifaunal community composition

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Jennica Castillo

Jennica Castillo

Former Undergraduate

B.S. Biological Science with concentration in Marine Biology 2015

Explored how different oyster restoration techniques affected epifaunal diversity

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James Smith

James Smith

Former Undergraduate

B.S. Biological Science with concentration in Marine Biology 2015, B.A. Communications (Journalism) 2015

Worked on developing species-specific primers and PCR methods to ID oysters

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Sara Briley

Sara Briley

Former Graduate Student

M.S. Biology 2015

Studied impacts of native Olympia oyster restoration on eelgrass

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Kari Eckdahl

Kari Eckdahl

Former Graduate Student

M.S. Biology 2015

Explored endangered black abalone abundance and habitat availability in southern California

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Cristina Fuentes

Cristina Fuentes

Former Undergraduate

B.S. Biological Science 2015

Studied effects of a constructed oyster bed on Olympia oyster recruitment, adult density, and epifaunal community diversity

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Thomas Parker

Thomas Parker

Former Undergraduate

B.S. Biological Science with, concentration in Marine Biology 2014

Explored Zonation Patterns and Effects of Tidal Elevation on Recruitment, Survival, and Growth of the Olympia and Japanese Oysters

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Andrea Moreno

Andrea Moreno

Former Undergraduate

B.S. Biological Science 2014

Studied effects of different restoration techniques on Olympia oyster recruitment and adult density

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Nicole Tronske

Nicole Tronske

Former Undergraduate

B.S. Biological Science with concentration in Marine Biology 2014

Examined densities of native and non-native oysters in estuaries throughout southern California

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Andrew Fredell

Andrew Fredell

Former Graduate Student

M.S. Biology 2014

Explored use of otoliths as natal tags of larval dispersal in the California Grunion

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Michael Navarro

Michael Navarro

Former Graduate Student

M.S. Biology 2008

Explored linkages between statolith chemistry of sea hares to watershed runoff along the open coast of southern California

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Sara Simmonds (Koch)

Sara Simmonds (Koch)

Former Graduate Student

M.S. Biology 2008

Explored the use of statoliths as natural tags to estimate population connectivity across a species’ range

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