Kailee Schulz

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Co-Advised with Dr. Quenton Tuckett

 

Degrees

  • B.S. Biological Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

  • M.S. Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida

Current position

  • Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Columbus, GA

Pubs

Schulz, K., Stevens, P., Hill, J., Trotter, A., Ritch, J., Williams, K., Patterson, J., Tuckett, Q. In revision. Coastal wetland creation leads to high quality juvenile sportfish habitat. Restoration Ecology.

Awards

  • Best Student Talk, 2019 Florida Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

  • Outstanding Master’s Thesis, 2019 Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program, University of Florida

Katie Lohr

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Degrees

  • B.S. Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

  • M.P.S. Marine Biology and Fisheries, RSMAS University of Miami, Miami, FL

  • Ph.D. Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida

 

Current Position

  • NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Silver Spring, MD

 

Publications

 

Lohr, K., Ripple, K., and Patterson, J. In revision. Differential disturbance effects and coral phenotypic plasticity among restored patch and fore reef sites. Journal for Nature Conservation.

Lohr, K., Khattri, R., Guingab-Cagmat, J., Camp, E., Garrett, T., Merritt, M., and Patterson, J. 2019. Metabolomic profiles differ among unique genotypes of a threatened Caribbean coral. Scientific Reports 9: 6067. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-42434-0.

Lohr, K., Camp, E., Kuzhiumparambil, U., Lutz, A., Leggat, W., Patterson, J., and Suggett, D. 2019. Resolving coral photoacclimation dynamics through coupled photophysiological and metabolomic profiling. Journal of Experimental Biology 222: jeb195982. doi:10.1242/jeb.195982.

Suggett, D., Camp, E., Edmondson, J., Boström-Einarsson, L., Ramler, V., Lohr, K, and Patterson, J. 2019. Optimizing return-on-effort for coral nursery and out-planting practices to aid restoration of the Great Barrier Reef. Restoration Ecology 27: 683-693. doi:10.1111/rec.12916.

O’Donnell, K., Lohr, K., Bartels, E., Baums, I., and Patterson, J. 2018. Acropora cervicornis genet performance and symbiont identity throughout the restoration process. Coral Reefs 37: 1109-1118. doi:10.1007/s00338-018-01743-y.

O’Donnell, K., Lohr, K., Bartels, E., and Patterson, J. 2017. Evaluation of staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) production techniques in an ocean-based nursery with consideration of coral genotype. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 487: 53-58. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2016.11.013.

Lohr, K., Cook McNab, A., Manfrino, C., and Patterson, J. 2017. Assessment of wild and restored staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis across three reef zones in the Cayman Islands. Regional Studies in Marine Science 9: 1-8. doi:10.1016/j.rsma. 2016.11.003.

Lohr, K. and Patterson, J. 2017. Intraspecific variation in phenotype among nursery-reared staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 486: 87-92. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2016. 10.005.

Lohr, K. and Patterson, J. 2016. Coral reef conservation strategies for everyone. EDIS Publication FA-199. Program in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, UF/IFAS. 7 pp. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fa199.

Lohr, K., Bejarano, S., Lirman, D., and Manfrino, C. 2015. Optimizing the productivity of a coral nursery focused on Acropora cervicornis. Endangered Species Research 27:243–250. doi:10.3354/esr00667.

Bejarano, S., Lohr, K., Hamilton, S., and Manfrino, C. 2015. Relationships of invasive lionfish with topographic complexity, groupers, and native prey fishes in Little Cayman. Marine Biology 162:253-266. doi:10.1007/s00227-014-2595-3.

Miller, M., Lohr, K., Cameron, C., Williams, D., and Peters, E. 2014. Disease dynamics and potential mitigation among restored and wild staghorn coral, Acropora cervicornis. PeerJ 2:e541. doi:10.7717/peerj.541.

Lohr, K., Camp, E., and Manfrino, C. 2014. First record of the basslet Gramma dejongi outside of Cuba. Coral Reefs 33:221. doi:10.1007/s00338-013-1089-y.

Camp, E., Lohr, K., Barry, S., Bush, P., Jacoby, C., and Manfrino, C. 2013. Microhabitat associations of late juvenile Nassau groupers (Epinephelus striatus) off Little Cayman, BWI. Bulletin of Marine Science 89:571-581. doi:10.5343/bms.2012.1064.

Awards

  • Outstanding Ph.D. Student, 2017 Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program, University of Florida

  • Best Student Poster, 2016 UF Water Institute Symposium

Rebecca Lucas

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Current position

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Carbondale, Illinois

 

Degrees

  • B.S. Marine Science, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL

  • B.S. Fisheries and Wildlife Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

  • M.S. Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida

Kelli O' Donnell

Degrees

  • B.S. Marine Biology, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL

  • M.S. Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

 

Current Position

  • NOAA/NMFS Southeast Regional Office, St. Petersburg, Florida

 

Pubs:

O’Donnell, K., Lohr, K., Bartels, E., and Patterson, J. 2017. Evaluation of staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816) production techniques in an ocean-based nursery with consideration of coral genotype. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 487: 53-58. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2016.11.013.

O’Donnell, K., Lohr, K., Bartels, E., Baums, I., and Patterson, J. 2018. Acropora cervicornis genet performance and symbiont identity throughout the restoration process. Coral Reefs 37: 1109-1118. doi:10.1007/s00338-018-01743-y.

Tremain, D. and O’Donnell, K. 2014. Total mercury levels in invasive lionfish, Pterois volitans and Pterois miles(Scorpaenidae), from Florida waters. Bulletin of Marine Science 90:565-578. doi:10.5343/bms.2013.1025.

Awards

  • Outstanding Master’s Thesis, 2017 Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program, University of Florida

  • Florida Sea Grant, 2016 Aylesworth Scholarship

Emily Roan

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Degrees

  • A.S. Biology, Austin Community College, Austin, TX

  • B.S. Aquatic Biology with Chemistry minor, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

  • Graduate Certificate in Aquaculture and Fish Health, University of Florida

  • M.F.A.S, University of Florida

Current position

  • The Aquatic Animal Health Center at the New York Aquarium, Brooklyn, NY

 

Pubs

Roan, E., Tiu, L., Yanong, R., DiMaggio, M., and Patterson, J. 2019. Overview of urban aquaculture. EDIS Publication FA-217. Program in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, UF/IFAS. 6 pp. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fa217.

Mae Giddings

Degrees

  • B.S. Environmental Science, Unity College, Unity, ME

  • M.F.A.S. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Current position

  • Mattie Kelly Environmental Institute, Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, FL

Samantha Schaberg

Degrees

  • B.S. Biology with Educational Studies minor, Principia College, Elsah, IL

  • M.F.A.S. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Current position

  • Principia College, Elsah, IL

Pubs

Schaberg, S., Patterson, J., Hill, J., Guindon, K., and Tuckett, Q. 2019. Fish community composition and diversity at a restored  

estuarine habitat mosaic in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA. Restoration Ecology 27: 54-62. doi:10.1111/rec.12712.