Session Convener, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research International Meeting, Co-convener for session “Adaptation and processes in top predators” for biennial biology symposium for the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, held July 2017 in Leuven, Belgium.
Session Convener, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research International Meeting, Co-convener for session “Physiological adaptations, plasticity, and the stress response in Antarctic organisms” for biennial open science meeting for the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, to be held August 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Contributed to and edited scientific content in education and outreach journals in collaboration with Ms. Alex Eilers (PolarTREC), from 2012-2016.
"Weddell seal morphometrics". Collaborated with NSF Polar Einstein Fellow, Ms. Lynn Reed, to develop an activity for a teacher workshop focusing on "real-world" mathematical examples.
Chair for Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research "Integrated perspectives on Antarctic Marine Ecosystems" session in Barcelona, Spain 2013.
Given talks at local outreach avenues (Women in Science, Pribilof Science Camp, Wildlife Lecture Series, Lifelong Education Series, high school science fair judge).
Served as reviewer for peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Volunteer Work. International Wolf Center in Minnesota 2012. Pup care volunteer, animal conditioning.
Volunteer Work. Worked with equine veterinarian, Dr. Peter Radue, D.V.M 2007-2010, over 300 hours. assisting with vaccinations, ultrasounds, x-rays, diagnostic tests, blood draws.
Volunteer Work. Washington Animal Rescue League Veterinary Clinic. 2008. Assisted with veterinary check-ups for animals in the shelter, provided general animal care, handled animals undergoing medical procedures, observed surgical procedures.
Volunteer Work. Traveled for medical mission with volunteer physicians to medically-underserved areas of Honduras; assisted with Triage and medical examinations.