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Caitlin Plowman, Neil Richmond Scholar

Program: Neil Richmond Award

Assignment:

Oregon Institute of Marine Biology

Education:

Caitlin is a first-year doctoral student at the University of Oregon, in the Biology Department at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. She also completed her bachelors and masters degrees through the University of Oregon.

Professional and Research Interests:

For her PhD, Caitlin will continue working with Dr. Craig Young studying the reproduction and development of deep-sea invertebrates. She hopes to use this degree to become a university professor and run her own research lab. Caitlin wants to continue learning about life in the deep sea and to pass on her knowledge and enthusiasm to future generations of marine scientists.