Person: Rob Perrin

Rob Perrin (he/him/el) Title and Institution: Ph.D. student, Geoscience Department, University of Calgary, Canada Robert is a PhD candidate at the University of Calgary. In his research, Robert focuses on the west coast of Canada and southeast Alaska at the boundary between the Pacific and North American tectonic plates, where he uses geophysical methods to … Continued

Person: Beatriz Naranjo

Beatriz Naranjo (she/her/ella) Title and Institution: Marine Biologist, University of Costa Rica Beatriz Naranjo-Elizondo is a marine biologist who has been working as a researcher in deep-sea-related projects at the University of Costa Rica since 2020, the same institution where she completed her undergraduate studies in Biology. Her main interest is to explore how to … Continued

Person: Wendolyn Matamoros-Calderón

Wendolyn Matamoros-Calderón (she/her/ella) Title and Institution: Research Scientist, Microscopic Structures Research Center (CIEMIC), Universidad de Costa Rica Wendolyn Matamoros-Calderón is a research scientist at the Centro de Investigación en Estructuras Microscópicas (CIEMIC- Microscopic Structures Research Center), Universidad de Costa Rica. She has a B.Sc. in Biology from the Universidad de Costa Rica, same institution where … Continued

Person: Holly Lutz

Holly Lutz (she/her) Title and Institution: Postdoctoral Affiliate, Department of Immunology and Microbiology, The Scripps Research Institute Holly a postdoc in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at Scripps Research (La Jolla, CA) and a Research Associate with the Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago, IL). She studies the ecology and evolution of host-symbiont systems … Continued

Person: Rachel Lauer

Rachel Lauer (she/her) Title and Institution: Assistant Professor, Geoscience Department, University of Calgary, Canada Rachel Lauer joined the Geoscience Department at the University of Calgary in 2015, after completing her PhD in Geoscience at the Pennsylvania State University and a postdoctoral position at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She also holds an undergrad degree … Continued

Person: Carlos Hiller

Carlos Hiller (he/him/él) Title and Institution: artist Carlos Hiller was born in Argentina. From an early age he felt a special interest in studying painting and biology. At the age of 21, he settled in Costa Rica, after having traveled South America consistently. He faces the possibility of dedicating himself fully to painting and realizing … Continued

Person: Maila Guilhon

Maila Guilhon (she/her/ella) Title and Institution: Research Assistant, Research Institute for Sustainability – Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, Germany and Fellow, Ocean Voices, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Maila Guilhon is a research assistant at the Research Institute for Sustainability – Helmholtz Centre Potsdam and a fellow with the Nippon Foundation – University of Edinburgh Ocean Voices Programme. She … Continued

Person: Michel Droge

Michel Droge (they/them) Title and Institution: Lecturer in Art and Visual Culture, Bates College, Maine, USA Michel Droge is a painter and printmaker whose work engages with the environment and ideas of multi-species, non-binary, and entangled life systems. Inspired by landscape, mapping, and environmental research, their abstract paintings, and drawings visually unravel existing systems and … Continued

Person: Maarten de Moor

Maarten de Moor (he/him/el) Title and Institution: Assistant Professor, Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa,  Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica Maarten de Moor is a volcanologist and geochemist at the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa – Universidad Nacional (Heredia, Costa Rica). He obtained a PhD in volcanic volatile geochemistry from the University of New … Continued

Person: Tim D’Angelo

Tim D’Angelo (he/him) Title and Institution: Senior Research Associate, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, Maine, USA Tim is a Senior Research Associate at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, where works in the Deep Biosphere Laboratory of Dr. Beth Orcutt. Tim has a Masters degree in microbiology from the University of New Hampshire.