Alyson Kuba earns $1,000 scholarship July 28, 2016
This year’s winner of MIASF’s Frank Herhold Scholarship is Nova Southeastern University student, Alyson Kuba. Alyson is a research assistant with the Marine Larval Ecology Lab at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), where she is currently earning her Masters of Science in Marine Biology. She completed her Bachelors of Science in Marine Science and Biology with a minor in Chemistry at the University of Miami in Spring 2014. Originally from Northern Virginia, she moved to South Florida to pursue research on coral reefs.
Her work at NSU primarily focuses on how coral reproduction and juvenile corals will be impacted by climate change. In addition, Alyson works for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) where she investigates unexplored coral reefs in the deep ocean. For her research, Alyson has been awarded the NOAA Hollings Scholarship, the NSU Forman Endowment Scholarship, and a National Science Foundation grant.