Category Archives: Amazing Alumni

Another “Thank You” to Dr. Kenneth Coale: A Student’s Perspective

Moss Landing has had a series of faculty retirements in the last year, including many who have been a part of the local community for decades. Kenneth Coale has long been synonymous with the lab space, helping students in the … Continue reading

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Life After MLML: News from the tropics

By: Michelle Marraffini Invertebrate Zoology and Molecular Ecology After graduating from MLML, former students go on to do great research at their new jobs or in Phd programs.   One of these former students is Paul Tompkins of the phycology lab, … Continue reading

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Life After MLML: Research from the Galapagos

By: Paul Tompkins MLML Phycology Lab PhD Candidate Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT) After my master’s thesis was accepted in the fall of 2011, I began applying for PhD positions.  I was accepted at the University of Bremen’s … Continue reading

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Big Miracle: A Whale of a Story from Operation Breakthrough

Tomorrow, Big Miracle will open in box offices across the nation, telling the story of the 1988 rescue of three gray whales trapped in the ice near Barrow, Alaska.  Dr. Jim Harvey, MLML Director and professor (and MLML alumnus), played … Continue reading

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Sustainable Fishing in West Africa: Combating Piracy and Poverty

MLML alumna Mariah Boyle has been busy. Since finishing her thesis work in Ichthyology at MLML, Mariah has found  work with Fishwise, a sustainable seafood consultancy located in Santa Cruz, as Assistant Operations Director. In addition, she has found a … Continue reading

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MLML’s Dr. Mike Graham on His New Book, “The Essential Naturalist”

By Catherine Drake, Invertebrate Zoology Laboratory On Tuesday November 15, 2011, Friends of MLML hosted a talk with one of MLML’s own, Dr. Mike Graham, author of “The Essential Naturalist.” An alumni of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, he then obtained … Continue reading

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