The leader of the pack. Once a professional child actor and ironworker, David now studies how global changes impact coastal ecosystems. Click on link below for more.
Manisha is an invertebrate specialist who keeps the lab and our science organized.
Serina is a Ph.D. student who studies how environmental stress affects plant responses to herbivores. Check out her website below.
Kayla is a graduate student. She is getting her mud legs.
Emily is a graduate student researching marsh migration into forests. She can leap several pit traps in a single bound.
Andrew is a lab tech in JLab whose superpowers are mud-multi-tasking and acapella improv in the field.
Esther is a lab tech in JLab whose superpower is picking dead worms and bugs from the mud and grass under the microscope for hours and remaining sane (thank you!).
2021 is Leah's second round with JLab and we're glad she's back! She's hoping to start grad school in 2022.
Valerie is an undergrad at the U. of Puerto Rico-Humacao. She worked with JLab in 2020 and 2021. Both times on fiddler crabs. She's an amazing artist and scientist. She hopes to start grad school in 2022.
Former intern (2017). Brilliant artist and emerging scientist. Check her beautiful website
"...a real scientist is someone who can think about a subject while talking to his or her spouse about something else."
~E.O. Wilson, paraphrasing a colleague~