VIMS

Students

Abrão Teixeira, Julia
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|jabraoteixeira]]
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mazzini_plf.php,Piero Mazzini}}

Dongyoung Back

Back, Dongyoung
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|dback]]
Phone: (804) 684-7649
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall s313

Mary Bryan Barksdale

Barksdale, Mary Bryan
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|mbarksdale]]
Office: 234D Andrews Hall
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hein_c.php,Dr. Chris Hein}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/kirwan_m.php,Dr. Matt Kirwan}}

Lilly Blume

Blume, Lilly
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|ltblume]]
Phone: (804) 684-7920
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S113
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/reece_ks/index.php, Kimberly S. Reece}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/people/song_bk/index.php, Bongkeun Song}}

Bourdon, Ricardo
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|rbbourdon]]
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/index.php,Donglai Gong}}

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Breitenbeck, Grace
M.S. Student
Email: gabreitenbeck@wm.edu
Phone: 804-684-7822
Office: Andrews Hall 304
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/patrick_cj.php,Chris Patrick}}
Interests: seagrass ecology, interspecies facilitations/interactions, coastal & estuarine systems

Kayla Cahoon

Cahoon, Kayla
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|kmcahoon]]
Cell Phone: 804-832-8308
Office: Andrews Hall 234A
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hein_c.php,Dr. Christopher Hein}}

Reid Calhoun

Calhoun, W. Reid
M.S. Student
Email: [[v| wrcalhoun]]
Phone: (804) 684-7840
Office: Andrews Hall 421
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/scheld_a.php, Andrew Scheld}}

Jaime Calzada

Calzada, Jaime
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|jrcalzada]]
Phone: (804) 684-7140
Office: Davis Hall 207D
Unit: Center for Coastal Resources Management
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/zhang_yj.php,Dr. Joseph Zhang}}

Castro, Isabelle
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|iccastro]]
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/smith_jl.php,Juliette L. Smith}}

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Chen, Xuqing
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|xchen]]
Phone: (484) 560-3443
Office: Andrews 418

Latoya Cherry

Cherry, Latoya
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|lncherry]]
Phone: (804) 684-7539
Office: Andrews Hall 215

Kaite Cisz

Cisz, Kaite
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|krcisz]]
Phone: (804) 684-7522
Office: Nunnally Hall 126 / Chesapeake Bay Hall N213
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/mcdowell_jr/index.php,Dr. Jan McDowell}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/people/hilton_ej/index.php,Dr. Eric Hilton}}
Interests: Marine fish ecology, elasmobranchs, comparative anatomy, morphology, population genetics

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Clerkin, Paul
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|pjclerkin]]
Phone Number: (804) 684-7612
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N213

Catherine Czajka

Czajka, Catherine
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|crczajka]]
Phone: (804) 684-7205
Office: AH 334A
Advisors: Dr. Marjy Friedrichs and Dr. Emily Rivest

Dada, Oluwakemi
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|obdada]]
Phone: 757-778-2485
Office: Andrews Hall 421
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/scheld_a.php,Andrew Scheld}}

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Danforth, Isabelle
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|iadanforth]]
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/wargo_ar.php,Andrew Wargo}}

Davis, Liz
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|ehdavis]]
Phone: (804) 684-7184
Office: Andrews Hall 224
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hein_c.php,Dr. Christopher Hein}}
Interests: Coastal geology & geomorphology, coastal dunes, sea-level rise, storm surge, coastal management and policy

Kristina Delia

Delia, Kristina
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|kadelia]]
Phone: (804) 684-7471
Office: Davis 207G
Unit: Center For Coastal Resources Management

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Detweiler, Derek J.
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[djdetweiler]]
Phone: (804) 684-7314
Office: Andrews Hall 323
Co-advisors: {{http://www.vims.edu/people/canuel_ea/,Elizabeth A. Canuel}}, {{http://www.vims.edu/people/song_bk,Bongkeun Song}}
Research Interests: organic geochemistry; wetland biogeochemistry; molecular biomarkers; sources, composition, and fate of dissolved organic matter; climate and human impacts on carbon cycling

Caroline DeVries

DeVries, Caroline
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|cgdevries]]
Phone: (804) 684-7819
Office: Nunnally Hall 128

Rachel Dixon

Dixon, Rachel
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|rldixon]]
Phone: (804) 684-7833
Office: Nunnally Hall 115
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/fabrizio_mc/, Dr. Mary Fabrizio}}

Emma Dodsworth

Dodsworth, Emma
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|eedodsworth]]
Phone: (804) 684-7465
Office: Andrews Hall 320
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/brush_mj.php, Dr. Mark Brush}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/people/mitchell_mm/index.php, Dr. Molly Mitchell}}

Dolan, Taylor
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|tcdolan]]
Phone: 804-684-7869
Office: Andrews Hall 410
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/small_jm.php,Jessica Moss Small}}

Zhiyun Du

Du, Zhiyun
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|zdu]]
Phone: 757-968-8533
Office: Andrews Hall 215
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/harris_ck.php,Courtney Harris}}
Interests: Sediment transport; Numerical modeling; ROMS

Mickie Edwards

Edwards, Mickie
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|mredwards]]
Phone: (804) 684-7822
Office: Andrew's Hall 304
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/patrick_cj.php, Chris Patrick}}

Evan Flynn

Flynn, Evan
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|erflynn]]
Phone: (804) 684-7274
Office: Andrews Hall 132
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/kuehl_sa.php,Dr. Steve Kuehl}}

Josh Garber

Garber, Josh
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|jagarber]]
Phone: (804) 684-7987
Office: Andrews 419
Advisor: Dr. Juliette Smith

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Gartland, James
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[jgartlan]]
Phone: (804) 684-7546
Office: Nunnally Hall 120
Section: Natural Resources
Lab: : Multispecies Research Group

Ellie Gellerson

Gellerson, Ellie
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|efgellerson]]
Phone: (804) 684-7424
Office: CBH 313N
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hardison_ak.php, Amber Hardison}}
Research Interests: Coastal biogeochemistry, phytoplankton ecology, polar oceanography

Gilsinan, Caela
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|cbgilsinan]]
Phone: 804-684-7000
Office: Andrews Hall 421
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/scheld_a.php,Andrew Scheld}}
Interests: Human dimensions within marine science, commercial fisheries and aquaculture topics, ecosystem services

Girasek, Quinn
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|qlgirasek]]
Phone: 301-233-7530
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N213
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mcdowell_jr.php,Jan McDowell}}

Gravgaard, Ally
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|aggravgaard]]
Office: Nunnally Hall 132
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/latour_rj.php,Robert J. Latour}}

Julia Grenn

Grenn, Julianne
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v| jmgrenn]]
Phone: (804) 684-7313
Office: Andrews Hall 434D
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/walton_b.php, Dr. Bill Walton}}

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Griffin, Madison
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|mdgriffin]]
Office: Andrews Hall 422
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/chiu_gs.php,Grace Chiu}}
Interests: statistics, policy, management, causal modeling

Chris Groff

Groff, Chris
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|cmgroff]]
Office: Andrews Hall 335B

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Gross, Julie
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hoenig_jm.php, Dr. John Hoenig}}
Email: [[v|jmgross]]
Phone: (804) 684-7462
Office: Fisheries Science Laboratory - 109

Nihal Guennouni

Guennouni, Nihal
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|nguennouni]]
Phone: (804) 684-7969
Office: Andrews Hall 420
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/lipcius_rn/index.php,Rom Lipcius}}

Hall, Alyson
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|achall]]
Phone: (804) 684-7367
Website: {{https://alyhall.weebly.com/}}
Office: Andrews Hall 304

Colin Hawes

Hawes, Colin
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|cahawes]]
Phone: (804) 684-7463
Office: Andrews 325
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/friedrichs_ma.php,Dr. Marjy Friedrichs}}

Hernandez, Olivia
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|ohernandez]]
Phone:  804-684-7966
Office: Andrews Hall 419
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/smith_jl.php,Juliette L. Smith}}

Hill, Evan
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|ewhill]]
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/zhang_yj.php,Y. Joseph Zhang}}

Ima Hosseinzadeh

Hosseinzadeh, Ima
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|ihosseinzadeh]]
Phone: (804) 684-7124
Office: CBH N113
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/millette_nc.php,Dr. Nicole Millette}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/walton_b.php,Dr. Bill Walton}}

Brian Kim

Kim, Brian
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[bskim]]
Phone: (804) 684-7481
Office: CBH S314
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hardison_ak.php,Dr. Amber Hardison}}

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King, Ashley
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|aeking]]
Phone: (804) 684-7483
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S312
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/hale_rc/index.php,Robert Hale}}

Klesch, Natalie
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|nmklesch]]
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mitchell_m.php,Molly Mitchell}}

Sarah Koshak

Koshak, Sarah
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|jskoshak]]
Office Phone: (804) 684-7845
Office: Andrews 418
Interests: Lobster health, disease pathogenesis, microbiomes, aquatic health, disease ecology

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Kowaleski, Kaitlyn R.
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|krclark]]
Phone: (804) 684-7172
Office: Davis Hall 230
Section: Natural Resources
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/research/units/centerspartners/map/people/rudders_d.php,Dr. David Rudders}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/people/mann_rl/index.php,Dr. Roger Mann}}

Alexa Labossiere

Labossiere, Alexa
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|alabossiere]]
Phone: (804) 684-7396
Office: Andrews Hall 325
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/friedrichs_ma/,Marjy Friedrichs}}

Matt LaGanke

LaGanke, Matt
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|mjlaganke]]
Phone: (804) 684-7807
Office: Andrews Hall 434C

Letourneau, Stephanie
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|smletourneau]]
Phone: 804-684-7616
Office: Wilson House 102
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mitchell_m.php,Molly Mitchell}}, {{https://www.vims.edu/people/friedrichs_ct/, Carl Friedrichs}}

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Loeher, Malina
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|mmloeher]]
Phone: (804) 684-7907
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S209
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/wargo_ar.php, Dr. Andrew Wargo}}

Maldonado, Breanna
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|bmaldonado]]
Phone: (804) 684-7701
Office: Andrews Hall 235D
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/wang_hv.php,Dr. Harry Wang}}

Mann, Novia
M.S. Student
Email: ntmann@vims.edu
Advisors: BK Song, Amber Hardison

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Mapes, Savannah
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|samapes]]
Office: CBH S109
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/reece_ks/index.php,Dr. Kim Reece}}

Marquardt, Alex
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|armarquardt]]
Phone: (804) 684-7507
Office: Andrews Hall 317

Tyler Messerschmidt

Messerschmidt, Tyler
M.S. Student
Email: [[tcmesserschmidt]]
Phone: (804) 684-7131
Office: Andrews Hall 217A
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes

Rebecca Taylor

Mestav, Rebecca
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|rtaylor]]
Phone: (804) 684-7370
Office: Nunnally Hall 130

Molino, Grace
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|gdmolino]]
Phone: (804) 684-7716
Office: Andrews Hall 234E
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/kirwan_m.php,Dr. Matthew Kirwan}}
Interests: Salt marshes, sea-level rise, geomorphology, coastal management

Miguel Montalvo

Montalvo, Miguel
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|mmontalvo]]
Phone: 804-684-7544
Office: Fisheries Science Laboratory 110
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hilton_ej.php, Dr. Eric Hilton}}

Mowatt-Larssen, Tor
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|tmowattlarssen]]
Phone: (804) 684-7324
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S206
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/steinberg_dk.php,Dr. Deborah Steinberg}}
Interests: Marine food webs, carbon cycling, midwater ecology

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Munoz, Andie
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|ammunoz]]
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N213
Phone: (804)684-7883
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mcdowell_jr.php, Dr. Jan McDowell}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/rudders_d.php, Dr. David Rudders}}
Section: Natural Resources

Amy Nicholson

Nicholson, Amy
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|alnicholson]]
Phone: (804) 684-7437
Office: Davis 207C
Unit: Center for Coastal Resources Management
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/friedrichs_ct.php,Carl T. Friedrichs}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/people/mitchell_mm/index.php,Molly Mitchell}}

Nolan, Meredith
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|manolan]]
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall S213
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/steinberg_dk.php,Deborah K. Steinberg}}

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O'Brien, Kaitlyn
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|kaobrien]]
Phone: (804) 684-7556
Office: Nunnally Hall 130
Advisor: Rob Latour

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Parrish, David
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|parrishd]]
Phone: (804) 684-7835
Office: CBNERR-WQ 101
Section: Coastal & Ocean Processes
Unit: CBNERR

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Peart, Stephanie G.
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[sgpeart]]
Phone: (804) 684-7432
Office: Andrews Hall 325
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/brush_mj.php,Dr. Mark Brush}}

Pitsenbarger, Madeline
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|mkburgess]]
Phone: 757-556-4848
Office: Andrews Hall 434B
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mitchell_m.php,Molly Mitchell}}

Anna Poslednik

Poslednik, Anna
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|amposlednik]]
Phone: (804) 684-7292
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N105
Advisor: Dr. Ryan Carnegie
Interests: Marine ecology, parasitology, disease ecology, population genetics

Pujols, Javi
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|japujols]]
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/rivest_eb.php,Emily Rivest}}

Rarick, Christina
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|cararick]]
Phone: (804) 684-7193
Office: Andrews Hall 320
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/research/departments/bio/programs/semp/index.php,Mark Brush}}

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Roldan Ayala, Zabdiel
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|zaroldanayala]]
Phone: (804) 684-7923
Office: Chesapeake Bal Hall N113

Rose, Ashley
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|alrose]]
Advisors: Robert Isdell and {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/bilkovic_dm.php,Donna Marie Bilkovic}}

Daniel Royster

Royster, Daniel
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|droyster]]
Phone: (804) 684-7587
Office: Nunnally 138
Section: Natural Resources

Amanda Salmoiraghi

Salmoiraghi, Amanda
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|acsalmoiraghi]]
Phone: (804) 684-7434
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N213
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mcdowell_jr.php, Jan McDowell}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/latour_rj.php, Rob Latour}}

Alex Schneider

Schneider, Alex
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|akschneider]]
Phone: (804) 684-7315
Office: Nunnally Hall 109
Co-Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/fabrizio_mc/index.php,Dr. Mary Fabrizio}}, {{https://www.vims.edu/people/lipcius_rn/index.php,Dr. Rom Lipcius}}

Natalia Schoenberg

Schoenberg, Natalia
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|njschoenberg]]
Phone: (804) 684-7969
Office: Andrews Hall 420
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/seitz_rd.php, Dr. Rochelle Seitz}}

Adena Schonfeld

Schonfeld, Adena
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|ajschonfeld]]
Phone: (804) 684-7231
Office: Nunnally Hall 132
Advisor: {{http://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/latour_rj.php, Dr. Rob Latour}}

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Shunk, Nathan
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|npshunk]]
Phone: (804) 684-7267
Office: Andrews 234F
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mazzini_plf.php,Dr. Piero Fernandes Mazzini}}

Abbey Sisti

Sisti, Abbey
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|arsisti]]
Office: Andrews 334A
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/rivest_eb.php, Dr. Emily Rivest}}

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Smith, Shannon
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|scsmith]]
Phone: (804) 684-7296
Office: Nunnally Hall 113
Advisor: Mary Fabrizio

Olivia Szot

Szot, Olivia
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|onszot]]
Phone: (804) 684-7660
Office: Andrews Hall 210
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/friedrichs_ma/,Dr. Marjy Friedrichs}}

Thomas, Maya
Ph.D. Candidate
Email: [[v|mithomas]]
Phone: (804) 684-7401
Office: CBH S213
Interests: Zooplankton ecology, food web interactions

Utzig Nardi, Ricardo
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|rutzignardi]]
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mazzini_plf.php,Piero Mazzini}}

Mara Walters

Walters, Mara
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|mfwalters]]
Phone: (804) 684-7281
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/song_bk.php, Bongkeun Song}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/hale_rc.php, Robert Hale}}

Emma Wilkinson

Wilkinson, Emma
M.S. Student
Email: [[v|egwilkinson]]
Phone: (804) 684-7676
Office: Andrews Hall 320
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/people/brush_mj/index.php, Mark Brush}}
Interests: Estuarine health, numerical modeling, water quality

Woodson, AJ
M.A. Student
Email: [[v|awoodson]]
Office: Andrews Hall 422
Advisor: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mitchell_m.php,Molly Mitchell}}

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Youtsey, Leslie Speight
Ph.D. Student
Email: [[v|lgspeight]]
Phone: (804) 684-7605
Office: CBH N205
Advisors: {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/mcdowell_jr.php,Jan McDowell}} and {{https://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/reece_ks.php,Kim Reece}}
Interests: Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Transcriptomics, Aquaculture, Shellfish, Clams, Bay Scallops