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|Name||Year||Semester||Degree||Major Professor||Employment Information Since Graduation|
|Aljohani, Kamal||2019||Fall||Ph.D.||Crisman/ Mushinsky||Saudi Arabia|
|Gluvna Munn, Jamie||2019||Fall||Ph.D.||Prevost/ Fox||Adjunct Instructor for Department of Integrative Biology|
|Nguyen, Karena||2019||Fall||Ph.D.||Prevost/ Fox||Emory University|
|Flock, Travis||2019||Summer||MS||Kramer/ Lajeunesse||Indiana Department of Environmental Management|
|Mangum, Samantha||2019||Summer||MS||Fox/ Bell||Adjunct Instructor for Department of Integrative Biology|
|O'Donnell, Mary Kate||2019||Summer||Ph.D.||Deban||Post Doctoral Research, Brown University|
|Wright, Samuel||2019||Summer||MS||Fox/ McCoy|
|Carter, Kelli||2019||Spring||Ph.D.||Prevost||Adjunct Instructor for Department of Integrative Biology|
|Senkbeil, Jacob||2018||Fall||MS||Harwood||Ph.D. program at the University of Brasilia, Brazil|
|Sauer, Erin||2018||Fall||Ph.D.||Rohr||University of Wisconsin|
|Hoffman, S. Michelle||2018||Fall||MS||Crisman|
|Richardson, Jason||2018||Summer||Ph.D.||Stiling||Statistician with Coca-Cola Beverages, Tampa, Florida|
|Williams, Lauren||2018||Spring||MS||Crisman||University of Tampa, FL|
|Voors, Sandra||2018||Spring||MS||Lewis/ Richards||Environmental Analyst, SFWMD Orlando.|
|Ortega, C. Nicole||2018||Spring||Ph.D.||Rohr||SWFWMD (Southwest Florida Water Management District)|
|Garcia, Sara||2018||Spring||MS||Gemmell||Florida Institute of Oceanography|
|2017||Fall||MS||Harwood||Ph.D. student, USF in Integrative Biology, Harwood lab|
|2017||Summer||Ph.D.||Deban||Assistant Professor, Department of Science, Northwest University WA|
|2017||Summer||Ph.D.||Richards||Postdoctoral Fellow with Etienne Bucher, Research Institute for Horticulture|
|2017||Summer||Ph.D.||Deban||Postdoctoral Research, University of California, Irvine|
|2017||Summer||MS||Fox||Environmental Specialist, Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute|
|MS||Fox||Technician, Archbold Biological Station|
|2017||Spring||MS||Bell||Applying to Ph.D. programs|
|2017||Spring||MS||Crisman||Teacher, Tampa, FL|
|2016||Fall||MS||Prevost||PhD student in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Program at University of Tennessee- Knoxville|
|2016||Fall||MS||Bell||Associate Scientist, Ecosystem Management group, Water Institute of the Gulf in Baton Rouge|
|2016||Fall||Ph.D.||Rohr||Postdoctoral reseacher, Wisconsin|
|2016||Summer||Ph.D.||Richards||Postdoctoral Fellow with Kathleen Donohue, Duke University|
|2016||Summer||Ph.D.||Scott||Natural Resources Manager with Pasco County Government|
|2016||Spring||M.S.||Bell||Ph.D. student at USF in Integrative Biology, Bell lab|
|Teaching High School, Hillsborough County Public Schools|
Dr. Kamal M. Aljohani earned his PhD in 2019 with Professor Tom Crisman and Professor emeritus Henry Mushinsky studying the biota and chemistry of springs of the Arabian Peninsula (Saudi Arabia, Oman and Jordan). Kamal received his BS in Marine Ecology at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 2009, and a Masters at USF in 2014.
Kamal is now a Marine Scientist Advisor at Petro Rabigh in Saudi Arabia.
Dr. M. Teresa Boquete was a Marie Curie postdoctoral researcher from 2016-19 with Assoc professor Christina Richards and Professor Carlos Herrera (Estación Biológica de Doñana- CSIC, Spain) studying genomics of response to heavy metal pollution in bryophytes. Teresa received her BS in 2008 and her PhD in 2015 from University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain.
Teresa is now a postdoctoral researcher at Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC, Spain.
Dr. Kelli Carter earned her PhD in 2019 with Assoc professor Luanna Prevost studying student conceptual understanding of structure and function. Kelli received her BS in Biology in 1990 at University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL and her MS in Zoology in 1996 at University of South Florida in Tampa, FL.
Kelli is now an Adjunct Instructor for USF Integrative Biology.
Travis Flock received his M.S. in Biology in 2019 with Assis professor Drew Kramer and Assoc professor Marc Lajeunesse studying trait-mediated interactions and indirect effects in predator-prey dynamics. Travis received his BA in Biology in 2016 at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN.
Travis is now an Environmental Manager for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.
Dr Katrina Gordon received her Ph.D. in Biology in 2008 with Professor Valerie Harwood studying the ecology and rapid detection of the marine pathogen Vibrio vulnificus. Katrina returned to the Harwood lab between 2010 and 2012 as a post doctoral researcher.
Katrina is now at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas as manager of the Discovery Centers Core research laboratories.
Dr. Jamie Gluvna Munn earned her PhD in 2019 with Professor emeritus Gordon Fox and Assoc professor Luanna Prevost studying dendrochronology in Longleaf Pine. Jamie received her BS in Biology in 2009 at Gannon University in Erie, PA.
Jamie is now an Adjunct Instructor for USF Integrative Biology.
Ryan Keeley received his M.S. in Biology in 2019 with Professor KT Scott studying nitrogen metabolism in municipal wastewater treatment. Ryan received his BA in Microbiology in 2014 at University of South Florida in Tampa, FL.
Ryan is now a Quality System Manager at BayCare Central Pharmacy in Tampa, FL.
Dr. Juliana Leonard earned her PhD in 2019 with Professor KT Scott studying adaptations of sulfur oxidizing Gammaproteobacterial symbionts. Juliana received her BS in Marine Science and a concentration in marine biology at University of Delaware.
Juliana is now a postdoctoral researcher in the Marine Biology department at the University of Vienna, Austria.
Samantha Mangum received her M.S. in Biology in 2019 with Professor emeritus Gordon Fox and Professor Susan Bell studying how researchers quantify flowering phenology. Samantha received her BS in Environmental Biology, Minor in Chemistry in 2016 at Christopher University in Newport News, VA.
Samantha is now a Laboratory Supervisor at Boston University in Boston, MA.
Dr. Bina Nayak earned her PhD in 2009 with Professor Valerie Harwood. Currently, as a water research project manager at Pinellas County utilities, Bina assists the county water and wastewater treatment plants on internal projects such as corrosion control, cyanide management and uv effectiveness for wastewater treatment.
Bina is now working as water research project manager at Pinellas County utilities.
Dr. Karena Nguyen earned her PhD in 2019 with Professor Valerie Harwood and Professor Jason Rohr studying disease ecology of Schistosoma species. Karena received her BS in ecology and evolution and a minor in public health from Saint Louis University.
Karena is now a postdoctoral researcher at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Mary Kate O'Donnell earned her PhD in 2019 with Associate professor Stephan Deban studying the biomechanics and functional morphology of climbing in salamanders. Mary Kate received her BS in Biology and English in 2011 at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA.
Mary Kate is now a postdoctoral researcher at Brown University in Providence, RI.
Nicholas Ogburn received his M.S. in Biology in 2019 with Assoc professor Marc Lajeunesse studying genome size and host specialization in parasites. Nicholas received his BS in Biology in 2012 from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.
Nicholas is now a private tutor and Student Mental Health Counselor in Tampa, Florida.
Kerri Surbaugh received her M.S. in Biology in 2019 with Professor Jason Rohr studying parasitic nematodes of Cuban treefrogs. Kerri received her BS in Biomedical Sciences and Minor in Biomedical Physics in 2015 at University of South Florida in Tampa, FL.
Kerri is now a Senior Biological Scientist in the Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, USF in Tampa, FL.
Dr Pauline Wanjugi received her Ph.D. in Biology in 2013 with Professor Valerie Harwood. Pauline conducted her post-doctoral work at Texas A&M University, Department of Soils and Crops, (College Station, TX), and at the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development (Cincinnati, OH).
Pauline is now a researcher in the Environmental Biology Lab at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, NY.
Samuel Wright received his M.S. in Biology in 2019 with Professor emeritus Gordon Fox and Professor Earl McCoy studying conservation and restoration of the endangered Jacquemontia reclinata (Convolvulaceae). Samuel received his BS Wildlife Ecology and Conservation and minor in Zoology in 1999 at University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.
Samuel is an ecological consultant in Sarasota, FL.
Dr Suzanne Young received her Ph.D. in Biology in 2017 with Professor Valarie Harwood studying the role of environmental variables in survival of antibiotic resistant bacteria and the fitness costs of antibiotic resistance. Suzanne received a M.S. in antibiotic resistant bacteria in the Hudson River Estuary associated with combined sewer overflows from Queens College/City University of New York.
Suzanne is now a postdoctoral researcher at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, in the Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry.