Funded by the NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions Cooperative Agreement Award #NA16SEC4810009

Melissa Meredith is a returning, transfer student, from DeAnza Community College, graduating California State University, Monterey Bay, Spring 2019, with a BS in Molecular Biology. Following graduation she plans to earn a graduate degree that uses bioinformatics to answer questions about the genetic plasticity of marine organisms in the face of Global Climate Change. She enjoys spending her time at the Pacific Ocean and outdoors horseback riding with her dog.