Congratulations to our recent grads!

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Congratulations to our recent grads!

Jun 02, 2020

Ryan McDonald, Ph.D.

The Department of Marine Biotechnology would like to congratulate Ryan McDonald for being recognized by his mentor Dr. Hal Schreier with the Outstanding Graduating PhD Student Award.

Dr. McDonald graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) on May 21 with a degree in Biological Sciences. He is currently working at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) as an Assistant Scientist in Dr. J. Sook Chung's lab.

Ammar Hanif, Ph.D.

Ammar Hanif graduated from the Marine Estuarine and Environmental Sciences/Environmental Molecular Biology and Biotechnology program. His dissertation was titled, "Diet and Stomach Microbiota of Juvenile Menhaden, a Key Forage Filter Feeding Fish Species." His advisor was Dr. Rosemary Jagus, Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology.

UMCES celebrated commencement with a virtual seminar. You can find out more about the ceremony here