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Whitney Tsai Nakashima

Research Associate, Moore Lab of Zoology and Genomics Center

Whitney has experience with genomics and museum collections. She is currently a PhD student in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology program at UCLA where she is studying the genetics of color evolution using large-scale biodiversity data. From 2012-2019 she was the head of the Moore Lab DNA program, and she remains affiliated with research projects during her PhD.

Education: B.S. Occidental College; PhD in progress UCLA