Amy Apprill

Associate Scientist

People

Carolyn Miller, Resarch Associate III

Position:

2017 - Present, Reserach Associate III

2013 - 2016, Post-doctoral Scholar (also working with Ben Van Mooy)

Education:
Ph.D., Boston University, Biology, 2006.
B.S., Wellesley College, Biological Sciences with Africana Studies, 1994.

Research:
Carolyn is in interested in the role of microbial communities in the health of marine mammals.  She works on a variety of marine mammal microbiome projects, including the gut microbiome of the Bowheaded whale and the exhaled blow microbiomes of large whales.

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Laura Weber, MIT-WHOI Graduate Student

Education:
B.S., University of Maryland, 2012.

Research:
Laura is a student in the MIT-WHOI Joint Graduate School Program in Oceanography.  Laura is interested in coral-associated microorgansims, and especially the role of the mucus layer in attracting microbes to corals.  When Laura isn’t reading research articles or centrifuging samples, she plays the violin/ viola, sings, cooks, bakes, hikes, sketches, volunteers at the National Aquarium in Baltimore as an exhibit guide, and scuba-dives.

Former members

Shavonna Bent, WHOI Summer Student Undergraduate Fellow, 2017.

Jordan Wison, NOAA Hollings Fellow, 2017.

Cynthia Becker, Semester at WHOI student, Guest Student, 2016 - 2017.

Rita Rachmawati, Guest Student (pursuing Ph.D. at UCLA), 2014 - 2018.

KC Bierlich, Guest Student (pursuing M.S. at Duke), 2015 - 2017.

Liping Xun, Research Assistant, 2014-2016.

Abby Keller, Guest Undergraduate Student (Havelford College), 2016.

Sean McNally, Guest Investigator, 2014 - 2015.

Matthew Neave, KAUST-WHOI Post-Doctoral Investigator, 2012-2015.  Now a Research Scientist at CSIRO, Australia.

Luci Kelemen, High School Student, 2015.

Evan Denmark, MIT UROP/WHOI Guest Undergraduate Student, 2014-2015.

Catarina Brighi, WHOI Summer Student Undergraduate Fellow, 2014.

Lauren Goodwin, WHOI Summer Guest Undergraduate Student, 2013.

Last updated: February 13, 2018