Logo by: Du Niu (MAS Class of 2010)



Welcome to the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation's (CMBC) Alumni Community! Our growing network of MAS and PhD alumni are transferring their interdisciplinary education into influential positions across many fields that help to preserve our marine and other natural resources. The intent of the CMBC Alumni Community is to improve personal and professional connections amongst our alumni, maintain alumni involvement with CMBC's current students and to take pride in our accomplishments. Please browse this website to catch up on fellow alumni, check out our newsletter and upcoming events.

CMBC Alumni Facebook Page

CMBC YouTube Channel

CMBC  Alumni Linked-In

Please keep your information current on the google doc.. Contact the alumni team coordinator for your cohort to get the link.
LEAD Coordinator - Matthew Huelsenbeck:  matthuelsenbeck@gmail.com

MAS cohorts 2005-2007  & all PhDs - Penny Dockry:  cmbc@ucsd.edu
2008 - Cody Hooven: cody.hooven@gmail.com
2009 - Lisa Gilfillan: lrgilfillan@gmail.com
2009 - Michelle (Lande) Maloney: micehlle.lande@gmail.com
2010 - Megan Bettilyon:  mbettilyon@yahoo.com
2011 - Ariana Merlino: ariana7@cox.net
2012 - Tamara Mayer: tamara.d.mayer@gmail.com
2012 - Kristina (Malizia) Methlagl: chichow15@gmail.com
2013 -  Sam Poon:  yatlpoon@gmail.com
2014 - Lalitha Asirvadam:  lalithaasirvadam@yahoo.com
2014 - Amy Bowman: amybocean@gmail.com
2015 - Alicia Amerson:


"One of the greatest scientific challenges facing society today is understanding, protecting, managing, and restoring biodiversity in our oceans.

—Nancy Knowlton
Founding Director, CMBC