Dana Shultz is a Research Technician in the Biogeochemistry Department. She has a background working in phytoplankton ecology. Her master’s research focused on the study of harmful algae and the bioaccumulation of algal toxin in shellfish along California’s central coast. At SCCWRP, Dana is building on her background in biological oceanography, contributing to research areas focusing on eutrophication, harmful algae and ocean acidification.
She received her B.S. in biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and her M.S. in ocean science from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She joined SCCWRP in 2018.
M.S., ocean science, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, 2018
B.S., biological sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2012
Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Santa Cruz. 2014-2017
Laboratory Assistant, California Sea Grant. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, CA. 2013
Cruise Research Volunteer, CalCOFI, San Diego, CA. 2013
SaKe Cruise Research Volunteer, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, San Diego, CA. 2013
Laboratory Assistant III, Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara. 2012
Worster Award Research Project, Santa Barbara, CA. 2011-2012
Research Intern, Page-Dugan Laboratory, Santa Barbara, SD. 2011-2012
Marine Technician Intern, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, CA. 2007
Honors and Awards
“Three Minute Talk” at MARINE Oceans Colloquim, 2017.
Friends of Long Marine Lab Student Research and Education Award, 2015.
Worster Award received at Biological Science Undergraduate Program Senior Awards, 2012.
University of California, Santa Barbara Letters and Sciences Honors Program, 2008-2011.