Gina Contolini

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Research Interests

I am interested in eco-evolutionary dynamics in marine ecosystems, and especially how humans cause evolution. I want to know to what degree trait change in marine species causes change in the environment, and how these changes can lead to further evolution.
Currently, I am considering studying systems in inter- and subtidal ecosystems and fisheries. I hope someday my research informs marine management.
I am co-advised by Dr. Eric Palkovacs, who studies eco-evolutionary dynamics in aquatic systems. Eric is also in the UCSC EEB department.