Lab Members

Dr. Tessa Hill, Professor

Sarah Merolla, Jr. Specialist (lab manager: samerolla@ucdavis.edu)

Dr. Aurora Ricart, Postdoctoral Scholar

Melissa Ward, Ph.D. student in UCD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program

Carina Fish, Ph.D. student

Hannah Palmer, Ph.D. student

Veronica Vreisman, Ph.D. student co advised with Sandy Carlson

Caitlyn Livsey, Ph.D. student co advised with Howie Spero

Esther Kennedy, Ph.D. student

Meghan Zulian, Ph.D. student

Dr. Dan Swezey, Collaborator, Lead Scientist - The Cultured Abalone Farm

 

Prospective Students: I am seeking motivated and creative students interested in any of our ongoing projects or one of their own design. Please contact me with your interests to learn more.

Hill lab in mid-summer 2017 (R-L: Brady, Tessa, Jonas, Melissa, Lena, Hannah, Priya, Carina, Chelsey)

Hill lab in mid-summer 2017 (R-L: Brady, Tessa, Jonas, Melissa, Lena, Hannah, Priya, Carina, Chelsey)

Former Lab Members

Lena Capece, M.S student; now Ph.D. student at UC Santa Barbara

Dr. Annaliese Hettinger, NSF Postdoctoral Fellow

Priya Shukla, former Jr. Specialist, now a Ph.D. student at UC Davis

Dr. Catherine Davis, now a Postdoctoral Scholar at University of South Carolina

Brady O'Donnell, M.S., now at US Marine Mammal Commission

Dr. Emily Rivest, now Assistant Professor at Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Jessica Hosfelt, M.S., now at Roux Environmental Consulting

Dr. Sarah Myhre, Founder of the Rowan Institute, Fellow of Project Drawdown

Aaron Ninokawa, former Jr. Specialist, now UCD Ph.D. student

Dr. Kristy Kroeker, now Associate Professor at UC Santa Cruz

Dr. Seth Miller, now a Lecturer a Univ. of Maryland

Dr. Michele LaVigne, now Assistant Professor at Bowdoin College

Sarah White, M.S.; Ph.D. in 2019 from UCSC

Sarah Flores, M.S., now at US State Department