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Edward Castaneda

Edward Castaneda, Ph.D., Research Associate I earned a Ph.D. in Oceanography and Coastal Sciences from Louisiana State University (2010) and a M.S. in Ecology at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2003). I’m originally from Colombia where I obtained a B.S. in Marine Biology (1998) from Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. My research as a wetland ecologist is…
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Melinda Martinez

Melinda Martinez, M.S., Senior Lab Technician Originally from Dallas, TX, I received my M.S. in Environmental Science from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and my B.S. in Marine and Freshwater Biology from The University of Texas at Austin. I have a broad background in coastal environmental science and marine biology with research ranging from marine genetics, botany, and…
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Geoff Szafranski

Geoff Szafranski,  Lab Technician I received my B.S. in Biology at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Growing up I did a lot of camping around the Midwest, where I picked up a love of nature. While earning my undergraduate degree I discovered the field of ecology, which combines my interest in science with…
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