MS Students

Cassidy

Cassidy Gilmore, BS

I am currently an MS student specializing in Marine Sciences, chaired by Dr. Kevin Strychar at the Annis Water Resources Institute – Grand Valley State University.

My current research interests involve quantifying the effects of climate change on coral restoration efforts, specifically examining differences between different husbandry techniques associated with staghorn coral. My work is supported by NASA-MSGC and AWRI Graduate Fellowships.

Office Address: 740 West Shoreline Drive
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassidy-gilmore-09b81b131/
Email: gilmorec@mail.gvsu.edu

B.S., Newberry College, SC


Tyler Harman

Tyler Harman, BS

I am currently an MS student specializing in Marine Sciences, chaired by Dr. Kevin Strychar at the Annis Water Resources Institute – Grand Valley State University.

My current research interests involve quantifying the effects of climate change and disease on symbiotic and aposymbiotic temperate coral, specifically Astrangia species. My work is supported by NASA-MSGC and AWRI Graduate Fellowships.

Office Address: 740 West Shoreline Drive
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tyler-harman-2399018b/
Email: harmant@mail.gvsu.edu

B.S., Old Dominion University, VA


Jennifer Kovach

Jennifer Kovach, BS

I am currently an MS student specializing in Wetland Ecology, co-chaired by Dr. Kevin Strychar at the Annis Water Resources Institute and Dr. Jennifer Moore at Grand Valley State University.

My current research interests involve immunology of eastern massasauga rattlesnakes.  This work is supported by the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act.

Office Address: 740 West Shoreline Drive
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-kovach-826122134/
Email: kovachje@mail.gvsu.edu

B.S., Chatham University, PA


Eve Choi

Eve Choi

I am currently an MS student specializing in Wetland Ecology and Toxicology, Chaired by Dr. Jennifer Moore at Grand Valley State University and committee member Dr. Kevin Strychar located at the Annis Water Resources Institute - Grand Valley State University.

My current research interests involve the toxic effects of the biological pesticide, Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti), on the North American frog larvae.  My work is supported by a NASA-MSGC Fellowship.

Office Address: Biology Dept., GVSU
Twitter: https://twitter.com/echoi_01
Email: choie@mail.gvsu.edu


Andrew Pyman

Andrew Pyman, BS

I am currently an MS student specializing in Water Resources, chaired by Dr. Charlyn Partridge with committee members Dr. Rick Rediske and Dr. Kevin Strychar located at the Annis Water Resources Institute - Grand Valley State University.

My current research interests involve the development of rapid assessment methods for harmful algal blooms (HABS) using qPCR.

Office Address: 740 West Shoreline Dr.
Twitter: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-pyman-5708278b/
Email: pymana@mail.gvsu.edu