Smith Lab Undergraduate Niko Kaplanis wins Best Poster!

The Smith Lab Congratulates Niko!! Niko Kaplanis, a UCSD undergraduate who has been working in the Smith Lab for 3 years, won $500 for the Best Poster at the inaugural SIO Undergraduate Research Symposium on June 3rd, 2014. Niko’s poster describes his research on the detection, spread, and ecological impact of invasive seaweeds along San Diego’s coastline. Niko has been … Read More

In Memoriam: Rachel Morrison

On May 28th, 2014, the Smith & Sandin Lab lost one of their own. We remember Rachel Morrison as a dedicated and passionate young woman. Full of life, never without a smile and always striving to learn. She was an amazing person and will be dearly missed.