Georgia Southern grad student joins Frischer lab

Eli O’Cain is a new grad student in Marc Frischer’s lab.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA native of St. Simons Island, Eli received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Georgia Southern University in 2013. After receiving his degree from Georgia Southern, he worked on St. Simons Island as a kayak tour guide for Southeast Adventure Outfitters and on Jekyll Island as an environmental educator at the 4-H Center.

In the fall of 2014, Eli returned to Georgia Southern to pursue his master’s degree in biology. His thesis is studying the role that coral recruitment plays in alternate reef stable states in the Florida Keys. He is working at Skidaway to develop a bioassay that will allow identification of coral recruits to the species level.


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