A thesis focused on understanding an unknown disease in harbor seals and characterizing the host-virus response of a known marine mammal pathogen.


This study evaluated current hatchery and management practices that may influence the ability of Pacific steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) to perceive or respond to geomagnetic fields.
In the past two decades, occurrences of summertime upwelling-driven low dissolved oxygen (DO) events, or hypoxia, have increased along the northeast Pacific coast.
A thesis on social learning strategies that adults and children use while interacting with multi-touch technology.
The research presented here focuses on applying new cultivation and analytical methodology to marine cyanobacteria and the relatively unexplored microbial communities inhabiting deep sea-hydrothermal vents (DSV).
A thesis on an in-depth case study of the researcher-stakeholder engagement experience in a transdisciplinary research project.