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Cassandra Rodriguez is a NOAA CCME Undergraduate Scholar completing a B.S. in Marine Biology with a minor in Psychology at the University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley. Cassandra is interested in pursuing a career in Veterinary Medicine and is currently a research assistant in the area of Placed-Based Conservation under the supervision of Dr. David W. Hicks.