Ames, Cheryl Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, NMNH

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education and training

  • B.A. in French Literature, University of Ottawa, Canada , Faculty of Arts and Science
  • B.S. in Biology, Queen's University, Canada , Faculty of Arts and Science, Fine Art Minor
  • M.S. in Marine Biology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan , Faculty of Science, Thesis title: Pair formation, spermatophore transfer and reproductive anatomy of Carybdea sivickisi (Cubozoa: Carybdeidae)
  • Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park , Behavior, Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, Dissertation: Taxonomy, morphology, and RNA-seq transcriptomics of the cubozoan (Cubozoa: Carybdeida: Alatinidae), an emerging model cnidarian 2011 - 2016