Lauren Cooley has been Editor of The Drop-In Blog since March 2020. She is a third year graduate student in the MLML Vertebrate Ecology Lab where her thesis research focuses on northern elephant seal stress physiology. When not in the field at Año Nuevo State Park conducting elephant seal research, Lauren works as the Social Media Coordinator for Moss Landing Marine Labs and the Stranding Coordinator for the MLML Marine Mammal & Sea Turtle Stranding Network. She is passionate about science communication, marine conservation, and the intersection of the two.
Welcome to The Drop-In!Have you ever wondered what being a marine biologist is really like? Well then you’re in the right place! Welcome to The Drop-In, a blog run by the students of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in beautiful central California. In January 2021, The Drop-In moved to a new location on the MLML Student Life Website.
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