Students from the Mann Research Group Wn Awards

Congratulations to several students from Janet Mann’s lab who have recently won awards.  Graduate student Megan Wallen and undergraduate student Desirae Cambrelen received awards at the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Marine Mammal Symposium (SEAMAMMS) in Wilmington, NC over the weekend of March 28-30.  High school student Maya Hall won an award at the District of Columbia STEM Fair on March 22. 

  • Megan Wallen won an award for the best PhD Student Talk for her presentation entitled: Sexual coercion and the impact of males on female bottlenose dolphin ranging and habitat use. 
  • Desirae Cambrelen won an award for the best Undergraduate Poster: Bottlenose dolphin behavioral responses to shark attacks in Shark Bay, Australia.
  • Maya Hall got 1st place at the Fair for best Senior Poster entitled: The effectiveness of speckle count to determine the age range of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops cf. aduncus).  Because she won 1st place, she was invited to present her poster at the Intel® International Science and Engineering Fair® in LA on May 11-16th.

Congratulations to all!