- 2004-2007, Laboratory Manager for Dr. Michael Rappe at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
- 2000-2004, Undergraduate Research Assistant for Dr. Janne Cannon at UNC-Chapel Hill
- 2003, Coastal Ecology program in Zanzibar, Tanzania with School for International Training
- 2003, NSF REU with Dr. Russell Cuhel in Yellowstone, WY
I am interested in dissolved organic matter and its relevance to marine microbial diversity.