Audra Hinson graduated from Texas A&M University with a Ph.D. in Ecosystem Science and Management. Her past research has focused on large-scale spatial analysis of tidal wetland blue carbon and its interactions with estuary and terrestrial processes. She also has experience with tropical and coastal biogeochemistry across the United States and Central America. Her research interests include the influences, interactions, and spatial analysis of coastal and oceanic microbial communities and global biogeochemical cycles.
Graduate student, Genome Science and Technology
Kyla graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in mathematics and a minor in chemistry. Her past research is in mathematical immunology focusing on viral dynamics. She also has experience in experimental chemistry where she focused on synthesis of organic fertilizers. Her research interests include microbial predator-prey interactions and harmful algal blooms in lake ecosystems.