Institution: Pennsylvania State University
Department: Biological Sciences
Position on Cruise: Ph.D. Graduate Student Researcher
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Research Interests: Dominique is a graduate student in Dr. Chuck Fisher's lab at Penn State. Her lab group studies animals that live in the deep sea, including tubeworms that live in the cold seep environments in the Gulf of Mexico. For her research, Dominique is interested in how the different species of tubeworms in the Gulf of Mexico are related to each other.