Former Patek Lab undegraduate, Lauren Shipp, received her PhD at Scripps Institute of Oceanography this semester. Her dissertation research focused on sea urchin gut development and she's moving on to a postdoc at the Salk Institute. Former Patek Lab lab manager Erica Staaterman received her PhD from the Rosenstiel School of the Environment in the area of reef acoustics. She's moving on to a Smithsonian postdoctoral fellowship. Congratulations Dr. Shipp and Dr. Staaterman!
Photo: former Patek Lab graduate student Dr. Maya deVries (right) and Dr. Lauren Shipp (left). Photo by Maya deVries.