Catherine Matassa, PhD
PhD - Ecology, Evolution, Marine Biology - Northeastern University
Catherine has been studying the marine communities along New England's coastlines for more than 13 years. Originally from Long Island, NY, she is excited to be back on the Sound.
BS - 2018 - Biology - Binghamton University
Sean joins the Matassa Lab from Binghamton University, where he studied the effects of anthropogenic chemicals on aquatic systems. As a graduate student, he is interested in understanding the interactions of multiple stressors and their impact on coastal marine communities.
BS - 2018 - Marine Biology - Northeastern University
Halle is co-advised by Prof. Samantha Siedlecki. She is combining oceanographic modeling and benthic ecology to build a shellfish risk assessment model.
BS - 2018 - Marine Science - UCONN Avery Point
As a research technician, Chris assisted with field experiments and helped to design, build, and plumb running seawater tables. He's now a marine ops expert at New England Science & Sailing.
REU Student, 2018 UCONN-Mystic Aquarium NSF REU Program
University of Texas, El Paso (expected Spring 2019)
Samantha worked with the lab studying the patterns and drivers of marsh loss in southern New England using field surveys and greenhouse experiments. She's currently wrapping up her BS at UTEP.