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Marie Sciences / Climate Change Interns


Cristina Mullin – BS Student: Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut

2013 Climate Change Intern: Center for Indoor Environments and Health, UConn Health Center

Ronald Tardiff – BS Student: Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut
2013 Climate Change Intern: Office of Long Island Sound Programs, CT DEEP

Kate Morozova – BS Student: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut

2011 Research Assistant: Department of Marine Sciences

Public Health / Environmental Health Interns


Timothy Eng – MPH Student: University of Connecticut Health Center
2013 OHH Intern: Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration

Neil A. Flahive – BS Student: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut
2013 OHH Intern: Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science

Margaret Heraty – BS Student: Environmental Studies, Oberlin College
2013 OHH Intern: Department of Marine Sciences

Heather Refalo – BS Student: Public Health, Southern Connecticut State University
2013 OHH Intern: NMFS, Milford Laboratories

Christine Depierro – MPH Student: Southern Connecticut State University

2010 OHH Intern: Department of Marine Sciences

Caitlin Fenerty – MPH Student: University of Georgia
2010 OHH Intern: Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science

Anup Ojha – BS Student: Biological Sciences, University of Connecticut
2010 OHH Intern: Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration

Kathy Zhai – Public Health Graduate: University of Connecticut
2010 OHH Intern: NMFS, Milford Laboratories


CT Sea Grant Summer Inter


Erika Gebhard - MS Student: Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, University of Connecticut; Project Title: The role of harmful algal toxins, domoic acid and brevetoxin, on the health of marine mammals and mice

Kathleen J. Gosnell - PhD Student: Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut; Project Title: Primary trophic transfer of mercury and methylmercury

Amina B. Traore - PhD Student: Marines Sciences, University of Connecticut; MS, Geochemistry, IPGP -University of Paris VII, France; BS, Chemistry, University of Paris V, France; Project Title: Factors controlling mercury speciation in the sediments and water column, and their impact on methylmercury content of fish in eastern and western Long Island Sound

Joanne A. Elmoznino - PhD student: Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut; MS, Toxicology, University of Birmingham, England, UK; BS, Biology and Chemistry, University of Surrey- St. Mary’s University College, England, UK; Project Title: Detection of endocrine disrupting pollutants in the Thames River estuary
Advisors: Penny Vlahos