The EELab Team

Besides state-of-the-art research, our work promotes critical skills for our future scientific careers, including leadership, independent thinking, collaborative work, and collegiality. If you are interested in joining EELab, please contact us with a brief biosketch and your reasons for pursuing a scientific career in Biological Sciences.

Dr. Jose M. Eirin-Lopez

Principal Investigator

Dr. Juliet Wong

NSF Postdoctoral fellow

Dr. Kelcie Chiquillo

NSF Postdoctoral fellow

Dr. Javier Rodríguez

NSF CREST Postdoctoral fellow

Dr. Andria Beal

Postdoctoral Associate

Serena Hackerott

Ph.D. Candidate, Research Assistant

Kelsey Yetsko

Ph.D. Candidate, FIU Presidential Fellow

Andre Briscoe

Ph.D. Student, Research Assistant

Zach Howard

Laboratory Technician

Wendy Paez

Undergrad NSF CREST-CAChE

Ernesto Campos

Undergraduate Student

Katie Molina

Undergraduate Student

Alyxandra Cicerrella

Undergraduate Student

Emily Donohue

Undergraduate Student

Pascal Escobar

Undergraduate Student

Lauren Gregory

Undergraduate Student

Dr. Vanessa Aguiar-Pulido
University of Miami – USA
Dr. Holly Moeller
University of California Santa Barbara – USA
Dr. Ross Cunning
Shedd Aquarium – USA
Dr. Iliana Baums
Penn State University – USA
Dr. Randall Wells
Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium – USA
Dr. Roger Nisbet
University of California Santa Barbara – USA
Dr. Kevin Feldheim
The Field Museum, Chicago – USA
Dr. Hollie Putnam
University of Rhode Island – USA
Dr. Andrew Baker
University of Miami – USA
Dr. Marta Gomez-Chiarri
University of Rhode Island – USA
Dr. Steven Roberts
University of Washington – USA
Dr. Alberto Sabat
University of Puerto Rico – USA
Dr. Juan J. Pasantes
University of Vigo – Spain
Dr. Deron Burkepile
University of California Santa Barbara – USA
Dr. Juan Ausio
University of Victoria – Canada
Dr. Lucas Sanchez
CIB, Spanish Research Council – Spain
Dr. Josefina Mendez
University of A Coruña – Spain
Dr. Alejandro P. Rooney
USDA Agricultural Research Service – USA
Jesse Margolies
NSF-REU Undergraduate Student 2021
Jack Howard
NSF-REU Undergraduate Student 2021
Grant Burdine
NSF CREST-CAChE undergraduate student 2018-2021
Larissa Johnson
Undergraduate volunteer, 2018-2020
Carolina Soares Thomaz da Silva
Undergraduate volunteer, 2019-2020
Christian Suárez
Undergraduate volunteer, 2019-2020
Alexander Antonio Mariño
Undergraduate volunteer, 2019-2020
Ivanna Ortiz
NSF-REU undergraduate, 2018-2020
Summon Haq
Undergraduate volunteer, 2018-2020
Ruth Etienne
Undergraduate volunteer, 2019-2020
Tia Johnson
Undergraduate volunteer, 2017-2019
Ingrid Piovanetti
Undergraduate volunteer, 2017-2019
Dalexa Casares
Undergraduate volunteer, 2019
Alejandra Domínguez
Undergraduate volunteer, 2019
Wendy Martínez
Undergraduate volunteer, 2019
Gabriel Díaz
Graduate McNair Fellow, 2017-2019
Yanelle Silva Luna
NSF-REU student, Univ. Puerto Rico, 2018-2019
Juan Sánchez-González
NSF-REU student, Univ. Puerto Rico, 2018-2019
Ciro Rivera-Casas
Postdoctoral Associate; courtesy appointment
Eliani Pena
Graduate McNair Fellow, 2017-2019
Michelot Michel
Honors Student, 2017-2018
Victoria Suárez-Ulloa
Ph.D. student, 2012-2017
Verónica Prego-Faraldo
Ph.D. student, 2013-2017
Ciro Rivera-Casas
Ph.D. student, 2009-2015
Daniel García Souto
Visiting Ph.D. student University of Vigo, Spain, 2016
Rodrigo González-Romero
Ph.D. student 2007-2010
Sean Campbell
Undergraduate volunteer, 2015-2017
Elizabeth Puente
Undergraduate volunteer, 2015-2016
Claudia Char
Undergraduate volunteer, 2015-2016
Jennifer Gómez
Undergraduate volunteer, 2013-2015
Heidy Martinez
Undergraduate volunteer, 2015
Juan Ortiz
Undergraduate volunteer, 2015
Jayson Esdaille
Undergraduate volunteer, 2015
Parvaneh (Pari) Nouri
Undergraduate volunteer, 2015
Monica Szynaka
Undergraduate volunteer, 2014
Ashley Reid
Undergraduate volunteer, 2014
Brianna Rodríguez
Undergraduate volunteer, 2014
Alejandra Rey Mariño
M.S. student, 2012-2013
Marta Varela Eirin
Undergraduate volunteer, 2012-2013
Marta Grandal Fustes
Undergraduate volunteer, 2012-2013

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