Graduate Student Research Topics

Current Students

Jason Shaffer
Thesis: Comparing environmental DNA and snorkel surveys to determine the spatial distribution of Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Smith River Basin, California
Advisor: Andre Buchheister, Ph.D.

Alex Juan
Thesis: Evaluating the Use of a Trojan Y Chromosome Strategy to Eradicate Invasive Sacramento Pikeminnow in the Eel River to Aid Recovery of Threatened Salmonids
Advisor: Andre Buchheister, Ph.D.

Claire Stuart
Thesis: Monitoring and evaluating rocky-reef marine protected areas in Northern California
Advisor: Andre Buchheister, Ph.D.

Gavin B. Bandy
Thesis: A Technique to Calibrate eDNA Surveys for Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch)
Advisor: Andrew Kinziger, Ph.D.

Dylan J. Keel
Thesis: Quantification of the variability of Ceratonova shasta DNA concentrations in Klamath River water samples
Advisor: Andrew Kinziger, Ph.D.

Noah Angell
Thesis: Describing Population Status of Redtail Surfperch and Silver Surfperch in Sandy Beach Surf Zones in Northern California Including Marine Protected Areas
Advisor: Jose Marin Jarrin, Ph.D.

Sarah Moreau
Thesis: Graduate Student
Advisor: Jose Marin Jarrin, Ph.D.

Z Zenobia
Thesis: Status of Spirinchus starksi (Night Smelt) in Northern California in 2021
Advisor: Jose Marin Jarrin, Ph.D.

Jacqueline Bridegum
Thesis:
Advisor: Mark Henderson, Ph.D.

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