Alonzo Lab Members Awarded Prestigious Fellowships

Alonzo lab students Doriane Weiler and Sabrina Beyer were awarded fellowships to support their ongoing dissertation research. Doriane was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to support her work on the ecological effects of mosquitofish reproductive behavior on trophic cascades. The highly competitive award is one of the oldest graduate fellowships of its… Continue Reading Alonzo Lab Members Awarded Prestigious Fellowships

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Summer interns join the lab!

Over summer break, student interns Timothy Hogan, Kathleen Cheng, Leah Varghese and Ruby Rorty learned about reproduction in rockfishes by assisting graduate student, Sabrina Beyer, with a laboratory study on how maternal effects and the environment affect reproductive patterns in Rosy Rockfish, Sebastes rosaceus. Interns helped care for adult rockfish located in the aquarium at… Continue Reading Summer interns join the lab!

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Outreach at Harbor High

Doriane joined fellow members of the Santa Cruz- Monterey Bay Area subunit of the American Fisheries Society to teach AP Biology students research techniques to study local river ecology. Students were divided into groups to sample water chemistry, biology, and other river characteristics used to assess stream health. As a leader of the invertebrate sampling… Continue Reading Outreach at Harbor High

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Field work in Corsica

Suzanne is in Corsica for her annual field season to study the Ocellated Wrasse. She has been studying these Mediterranean wrasses for over a decade, discovering more and more each year about the evolution of their reproductive behavior. This year, her studies integrated behavioral assays on fish cognition. We are eagerly awaiting her results and… Continue Reading Field work in Corsica

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