Research Staff

Research & Lab Assistants


Kelsey Chenoweth, Research Assistant (Valiela)
Emily DeFelippis, Research Assistant (Conte)
Robert H. Garritt, Senior Research Assistant (Giblin)
Daniella Hanacek, Research Assistant (Valiela)
Melanie Hayn, Research Assistant (Howarth)
Samuel Kelsey, Research Assistant (Giblin)
Bonnie L. Kwiatkowski, Research Assistant (Rastetter)
James A. Laundre, Senior Research Assistant (Shaver)
Zhunqiao Liu, Research Assistant (Tang)
Richard McHorney, Senior Research Assistant (Neill)

Sarah Messenger, Research Assistant (Giblin)
Haley Miller, Research Assistant (Neill)
Marshall L. Otter, Senior Research Assistant (Stable Isotope Lab)
Kathleen Regan, Research Assistant (Ruff)
Jordan Stark, Research Assistant (Cardon)
Suzanne Thomas, Senior Research Assistant (Cardon)
Jane Tucker, Senior Research Assistant (Giblin)
Erin VanderJeugdt, Research Assistant (Giblin)
J.C. Weber, Senior Research Assistant (Conte)
Daniel White, Senior Research Assistant (Giblin)

Research Associates & Postdoctoral Scientists


Ashley Bulseco-McKim, Postdoctoral Scientist (Vallino)
Inke Forbrich, Research Scientist (Giblin)
David W. Kicklighter, Research Associate (Melillo)
Javier Lloret, Research Scientist (Valiela)

Rut Pedrosa Pàmies, Research Scientist (Conte)
Elena Lopez Peredo, Research Scientist (Cardon)
Sherlynette Perez Castro, Postdoctoral Scientist (Ruff)
Aboozar Tabatabai, Postdoctoral Scientist (Vallino)

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The Ecosystems Center

7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1015
508-289-7496

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CV Starr Environmental Laboratory
11 Albatross Street
Woods Hole, MA

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