The Workshop in Molecular Evolution has been CANCELED for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you received an acceptance letter or were told you are on the waiting list, please check your email for information from Carol Hamel, the MBL Admissions Coordinator ( about re-applying for next year.

Course Faculty

List of current and recent faculty, TAs, and course assistants

2020 Participants

First Name Last Name Institution
Rasel Ahmed Basic and Applied Research on Jute Project
Noor Albader King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Bryce Alex University of Utah
Zebulun Arendsee Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Aileen Berasategui Lopez Emory University
Julie Blommaert Uppsala University
Fabien Burki Uppsala University
Chiawen Chiang Hong Kong University
Seung Sub (Shane) Choi Landcare research
Arrigo Coen Coria University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jaime Cordova University of Wisconsin, Madison
Theodoros Danis Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR)
Sade Davenport North Carolina A&T State University
Blake Fauskee Duke University
Evim Fer University of Arizona
Megan Garber University of California, Berkeley
David Goldstein University of California, Los Angeles
Alexandra Grote Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
Lillian Hendrick University of Florida
Erik Hom University of Mississippi
Gabriel Johnson Smithsonian Institution
Genevieve Johnson University of Guelph
Jennifer Jones University of Pittsburgh
Joshua Justison Iowa State university
Youngwook Kim Sungkyunkwan University
Zeynep Kurt Uppsala University
Emily Lau University of California Santa Barbara
Astrid Lauridsen Aarhus University
Chaehee Lee University of Texas at Austin
Yun Li Australian National University
Alexander Lucaci Temple University
Tara Mahendrarajah Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
Maximillian Marin Harvard Medical School
Alix Matthews Arkansas State University
Mike Mazzotta Woods Hole Oceanographic Instituiton
Brittany McCall Arkansas State University
Hanon McShea Stanford University
Sarah Morris RBG Kew
Diego Ocampo University of Miami
Diego Paredes Burneo Louisiana State University
David Peede University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Ruth Percino-Daniel Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)
Emily Powell University of Miami
Janelle Robinson North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Luna Sanchez Reyes University of California Merced
Stephanie Shea University of Maine
Anthony Snead University of Alabama
Victor Sojo American Museum of Natural History
Mark Stukel University of Connecticut
Rabindra Thakur Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Tom Theirlynck Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Laura Timm University of Colorado - Anschutz Medical Campus
Zelalem Tolesa Hawassa University
Fernanda Urrutia University of California San Diego
Stephany Virrueta Herrera University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
James Wainaina Ohio State University
Brittney White University of Texas at Austin
Grant Yamashita Kamehameha Schools Kapalama
Caroline Zeidler Max-Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology
Yong Zhou Center for Desert Agriculture (CDA)