LINDSAY E. DARJANY – Senior Research Technician


EDUCATION:

M.S., Biology, California State University Long Beach, 2013

B.S., Marine Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, 2006

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Linday Darjany is a Senior Research Technician in SCCWRP’s Microbiology Department. She received her M.S. in biology from California State University, Long Beach in 2013, and her B.S. in marine biology from University of California Santa Cruz in 2006. Lindsay joined SCCWRP in 2017.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Senior Research Technician, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA. 2017-Present

Lecturer and Lab Coordinator, California State University Long Beach. 2013-2017

Graduate Student, California State University Long Beach, 2009-2013

Sea Grant Graduate Research Trainee, California State University Long Beach. 2010-2011

Laboratory Research Technician II, University of Southern California, Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS). 2007- 2009

Biology Tutor, Cypress College. 2006- 2007

Educator, Long Beach Marine Assistant, UC Santa Cruz. 2003- 2006

Pisco Intertidal Lab Assistant, UC Santa Cruz. 2003- 2006

HONORS AND AWARDS:

COAST, Student Summer Award, 2011

Reish Research Grant, 2010

Handloser Graduate Student Tuition Grant, 2009

Community Service Award, Crown College UCSC, 2006

PUBLICATIONS:

Darjany, Lindsay, Christine Whitcraft, and Jesse Dillon. "Lignocellulose-responsive bacteria in a southern California salt marsh identified by stable isotope probing." Aquatic Microbiology 5 (2014): 263.

R. Smith, J. Das, H. Heidarsson, A. de Menezes Pereira, F. Arrichiello, I. Cetinic, L. Darjany, M. Garneau, M. Howard, C. Oberg, M. Ragan, E. Seubert, E. Smith, B. Stauffer, A. Schnetzer, G. Toro-Farmer, D.A. Caron, B.H. Jones, and G.S. Sukhatme. The USC Center for Integrated Networked Aquatic Platforms (CINAPS): Observing and Monitoring the Southern California Bight, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, March 2010.

D.A. Caron, S.Trussell, M.E. Garneau, E.Seubert, M.Howard, L. Darjany, A. Schnetzer, I. Cetinic, G. Filteau, P. Lauri, and B. Jones (2009) "Harmful Algae and Their Potential Impacts on Desalination Operations off Southern California. Journal of Water Research", June 2009

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

POSTERS

Coastal Sensor Networks in Southern Californian Coastal Water in Support of Harmful Algal Bloom Research. B.A. Stauffer, D. Caron, L. Darjany, M. Ragan, E. Smith, I. Cetinic, B. Jones, C. Oberg, J. Das, A. Pereira, H. Heidarson, R. Smith, G. Sukhatme, D. Estrin, presented by B.Stauffer at 2nd Conference on Coastal Environmental Sensing Networks. UMass, Boston, MA. July 24, 2009)

Networked Aquatic Microbial Observing Systems: an overview. D.Caron, B. Stauffer, L. Darjany, C.Oberg, A. Pereira, J.Das, H. Heidarsson, R. Smith, E. Smith, E. Seubert, M.E. Garneau, M. Howard, B. Jones, I. Cetinic and G. Sukhatme, presented by D. Caron at the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing Annual Research Review, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. May 12, 2009

Physical, chemical, and biological factors shaping phytoplankton community structure in King Harbor, Redondo Beach, California. B. Stauffer, L. Darjany, D. Coit, E. Seubert, C.Oberg, J. Das, G. Sukhatme, D. Caron, presented by B. Stauffer at the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing Annual Research Review, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. May 12, 2009

Small Scale Nutrient Fluxes and Plankton Community Shifts in Response to Tidal Influences. (2008) B. Stauffer, L. Darjany, D. Coit, E. Seubert, C. Oberg, J. Das, A. Pereira, G .Sukhatme, D. Caron, presented by Beth Stauffer at the Center for Embedded Networked Sending Annual research review, UCLA, Los Angeles Ca. Oct. 2008

Monitoring and Detecting Harmful Algal Blooms in King Harbor, City of Redondo Beach, CA, Using a Wireless Sensor Network. X. Bai, B. Stauffer, L. Darjany, D. Caron, B. Zhang, A.Dhariwal, A. Pereira, J. Das, C. Oberg, G. Sukhatme, presented by X. Bai at the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing Annual Research Review, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Oct 2007

Investigations of Fine-scale Diel Migration of Phytoplankton Populations in King Harbor, Redondo Beach. B. Stauffer, I. Cetinic, L. Darjany, X. Bai, D. Caron, presented by B. Stauffer at the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing Annual Research Review, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Oct 2007