Research Involvement

Through its funded projects, MCF’s Research Grant Program has provided funding, training or field experience for several levels or researchers and students.

TAMUG professors:

Dr. Jay Rooker
Dr. Jaime Alvarado
Dr. Antoinetta Quigg
Dr. Chris Marshall

Post-doctoral scientists:

Dr. Richard Kraus (2006-07). Current position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Environmental Science & Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

Dr. R. David Wells (2007-2010). Current position: Fisheries Biologist- Highly Migratory Species, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla, CA

Graduate Students:

Jessica Beck, Chris Chapa, Mike Dance, Sam Dorado, Sepp Haukebo, Larissa Podsim, Leslie Rulon, Brandon Saxton, Brad Smith, Amanda Thronson, Ryan Schlosser, Jeff Simms, Allison Skinner, Lynne Wetmore

Undergraduate Students:

G. J. Beaumont, J. Bosquez, A. Denby, B. Devine, L. Godlove, E. Lang, C. Ordeneaux, T. Potter

International Students:

Catarina Wor (Pernambuco Federal Rural University, Brazil)
Marianne Travassos (Pernambuco Federal Rural University, Brazil)

The McDaniel Charitable Foundation Research Involvement

TAMUG grad students measure and sample a yellowin tuna at the Texas TunaMania tournament in Freeport, TX.

The McDaniel Charitable Foundation Research Involvement

TAMUG marine biology graduate student Sam Dorado proves you can do three things at once during a larval ecology research cruise.