Shelby Barnes has recently started as a Research Technician working on both our Simons and GBMF projects. She is a USC alumna (Class of 2020) with a B.S. in Environmental Science and Health. Prior to joining the Thrash Lab, Shelby worked in the Kenkel Lab and, among other projects, helped maintain their coral cultivation aquariums. She also has experience with SPOT data collection. Outside of science, Shelby was the Environmental Chair for the USC Residential Colleges, was instrumental in getting USC Student Affairs offices converted and certified as Green Businesses by the City of Los Angeles, and worked in the USC Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. We’re very excited to have you joining the team Shelby. Welcome aboard!