Marisa Trego

B.S, Biology: Evolution, Behavior, and Ecology, UC San Diego, 2005

Research Interests

  • My primary research interests involve the use of molecular biology to answer conservation-focused questions. In particular, those that aid in the study and management of wild marine mammal populations. My thesis currently focuses on marine mammal endocrinology, ecotoxicology, transcriptomics, and stress physiology.

Area of Emphasis

  • Ecotoxicology and Physiology

Major Professor

  • Dr. Lewison and Dr. Whitehead

Current Degree

  • PhD


  • Environmental Toxicology