Biological Oceanography Lab
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Veronica Chaidez

PhD Students

Introduction

I am interested in the impacts of thermal stress on organisms. My thesis focuses on understanding the thermal niches and thresholds of Red Sea biota, delineating their thermal limits, and finding gene expression patterns to serve as early warning indicators of thermal stress.

Research Interests

Marine ecology

Education

​M.Sc., Marine Science, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, 2014
B.Sc. Honours, Zoology, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa, 2010
B.Sc., Conservation and Organismal Biology, San Jose State University, United States, 2009

Professional Profile

​2013 – 2014: Graduate research student, Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
2010: Graduate research student, Zoology Department, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
2006 – 2009: Undergraduate research student, Biology Department, San Jose State University, United States
2009: Intern, University of Alaska Southeast, United States
2008: Intern, Boston University, United States; (hosted at De La Salle University, Philippines)

KAUST Affiliations

Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)