Back row (L to R): Zoë Kitchel, Brendan Reid, Malin Pinsky. Middle: Jaelyn Bos, René Clark. Front: Jeewantha Bandara, Kyra Fitz, Jem Baldisimo (guest)


Malin L. Pinsky (he/him)

Associate Professor
ENR 130
(848) 932-8242
malin.pinsky (at) rutgers (dot) edu
Google Scholar

Lab Members

Mike Allen (he/him)

Research Associate (Lockwood Lab)
ENR 146
michael.allen (at) rutgers (dot) edu

Jeewantha Bandara (he/him)

Ph.D. student, Ecology & Evolution
ENR 136A
jeewantha.bandara (at) rutgers (dot) edu

Jaelyn Bos  (she/her)

Ph.D. student, Ecology & Evolution
ENR 136A
jtb188 (at) sebs (dot) rutgers (dot) edu

Maxwell Bursack

Undergraduate Student
Biology major / Marine Science and Anthropology minor

Rene Clark (she/her)

Ph.D. candidate, Ecology & Evolution
ENR 136A
rclark848 (at) gmail (dot) com

Alexa Fredston (she/her)

Postdoctoral Associate
ENR 136A
fredston (at) rutgers (dot) edu

Kyra Fitz (she/her)

Ph.D. student, Ecology & Evolution
ENR 136A
kyra.fitz (at) rutgers (dot) edu

Zoë Kitchel (she/her)

Ph.D. candidate, Ecology & Evolution
ENR 136A
zoe.kitchel (at) rutgers (dot) edu

Marial Malabag

Data Science Technician
ENR 136A
mjm751 (at) scarletmail (dot) rutgers (dot) edu

Aurore Maureaud

Postdoctoral Associate
ENR 136A
aurore.maureaud (at) rutgers (dot) edu

Brendan Reid (he/him)

Postdoctoral Associate
ENR 136A
nerdbrained (at) gmail (dot) com

Ryan Snow (he/him)

Lab Researcher
ENR 136A
(856) 313-6653

Lab Alumni – Postdocs

  • Joyce Ong, Postdoctoral Associate (2017-2020). Currently: Assistant Professor,
    The Asian School of the Environment, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Ed Tekwa, Postdoctoral Associate (2016-2020). Currently: Hakai Postdoctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia
  • Lisa McManus, Postdoctoral Associate (2017-2020). Currently: Assistant Research Professor at the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology (University of Hawai’i-Manoa)
  • Jude Kong, Postdoctoral Associate (2019). Currently: Assistant Professor at York University in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics
  • Becca Selden, Postdoctoral Associate (2015-2019). Currently: Assistant Professor, Wellesley College
  • Allison Dedrick, Postdoctoral Associate (2017-2019). Currently: Postdoc, Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions
  • James Morley, Postdoctoral Associate (2014-2018). Currently: Assistant Professor, East Carolina University
  • Tim Walsworth, Postdoctoral Associate (co-advised with Daniel Schindler) (2016-2018). Currently: Assistant Professor, Utah State University.
  • Emily Moberg, Postdoctoral Associate (2016-2018). Currently: Staff Scientist, World Wildlife Fund.
  • Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn, Postdoctoral Associate (2016-2018). Currently: Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Ryan Batt, Postdoctoral Associate (2014-2017). Currently: Data Engineer, Vanguard.
  • Adrian Stier, Postdoctoral Associate (co-advised with Daniel Schindler) (2016). Currently: Associate Professor at University of California – Santa Barbara.

Lab Alumni – Graduate Students

Lab Alumni – Staff

  • Dan Forrest, Data Science Technician (2018-2021). Currently: PhD student at University of British Columbia – Vancouver.
  • Michelle Stuart, Lab Manager (2014-2020). Currently: Application Developer in the Office of Research Analytics, Rutgers University.
  • Mario Hernandez, B.S. Biological Sciences, lab technician (2014-2016). Currently: Ph.D. student at Louisiana State University.

Lab  Alumni – Undergraduates

  • Marial Malabag, B.S. in Biology (2021-2022)
  • Allison Fink, majoring in Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources (2021-2022)
  • Connor Meenan , B.S. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (2020-2021)
  • Hannah Burke, B.S. in Music, Biomathematics & the Honors College (2019-2020)
  • Ria Kobernuss, B.S. in Ecology (2019-2020)
  • Greg Master, B.S. in Biotechnology & the Honors College (2019-2020)
  • Hailey Conrad, B.S. in Marine Science, Ecology & the Honors College (2019-2020)
  • Adriana Chumacero, B.S. in Ecology (2019-2020)
  • Adam Yawdoszyn, B.S. in Ecology & the Honors College (2018-2019)
  • Nolan Fehon, B.S. in Marine Science (2018-2019)
  • Marhuma Zaman, B.S. in Biology (2018-2019)
  • Anthony Darrow, B.S. in Ecology (2019)
  • Cathrin Cruze, B.S. in Ecology, Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program (2019).
  • Michael Dilorenzo, B.S. Marine Science (2017-2018).
  • Kalisse Horne, B.S. Animal Sciences, Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program (2017-2018).
  • Sarah Picon, B.S. Microbiology (2014-2016).
  • Enmanuel Lomba, B.S. Biological Sciences and German (2016).
  • Michael Weiss, B.S. Biological Sciences and Economics (2015-2016)
  • Rachel Berman, B.S. Biological Sciences and Chemistry (2015)
  • Julianne McLaughlin, B.S. Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (2015)
  • Afiqah Mizan, B.S. Biotechnology (2014)
  • Evan Kwityn, B.S. Marine Biology (2013)

Lab  Alumni – Guests

  • Abby Ethridge, NSF PIRE program, Old Dominion University, 2021-2022
  • Eryka Molino, NSF PIRE program, Arizona State University, 2021-2022
  • Jesenia Miranda, RISE program, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, 2021-2022
  • Giusi Adragna, RCN for Evolution in Changing Seas exchange program, San Francisco State University, Summer 2022
  • Justin Deutsch, Rutgers RISE from New Jersey City University, Summer 2021
  • Anthony Snead – RCN for Evolution in Changing Seas Program from University of Alabama, Fall 2020-2021
  • Cassiel Padilla-Duran, Rutgers RISE from University of Puerto Rico, Summer 2019
  • Rondi Nordal, NSF REU from Western Washington University, Summer 2019
  • Amaia Astarloa Diaz, PhD student from AZTI Foundation in Pasaia, Spain and the University of Basque Country, Spring 2019
  • Tim Dencker, PhD Student from Technical University of Denmark’s National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU-Aqua), Spring 2018
  • Jordan Holtswarth, NSF REU from U. Missouri, Summer 2016