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Katya Morales

Undergraduate Research Assistant

BSc Biology Student

Professional Preparation

DUC-NSM Research Methodology Series

A Bit About Me

Katya is majoring in biology and planning on minoring in chemistry. She is interested in a career that involves laboratory work like a pharmaceutical scientist. Katya is also interested in a career that involves research. Katya joined the lab through the Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Research Program.

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Research Projects

Population Genetics of Terrestrial Salamanders

Katya is working on studying the population genetics of salamander populations experiencing wildfires in the Bay Area.

Skills

Field Biology

Salamander Collection

Salamander Marking

Microbiome/Disease Sampling

Molecular Biology

DNA Extractions

PCR and qPCR

Electrophoresis

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