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Serena Hackerott

PhD Student, Biological Sciences


Email: shack013@fiu.edu

RFA: Impacts & Visualization

Research: Coral Epigenetic Acclimatization

Adviser: Jose Eirin-Lopez

Joined CREST CAChE in Summer 2018

My research in environmental epigenetics is focused on exploring how environmental stressors affect corals and how epigenetic mechanisms may help corals acclimate to stress. I am also interested in determining if epigenetic modifications can be used as biomarkers to indicate the types of stress that corals are experiencing.

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