Sara is a 4th year PhD student in the Integrative Biology program, pursuing a dual degree in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior and a specialization in Environmental Science and Public Policy at MSU. She is a member of the Meek Lab, looking at how anthropogenic change affects genetic diversity in Chinook Salmon. Before she started her PhD, she worked in all manner of science jobs, including work as lab technician at Myriad Genetics, a School Outreach Educator with the Living Planet Aquarium, and an academic advisor at Utah Valley University. She got her MA in Marine Conservation and Policy at Stony Brook University in New York. Sara occasionally tweets her scientific thoughts and hopes to use her science communication skills to one day affect national fishing policy.