Karin is a Senior pursuing her degree in Biology with a focus on Marine and Aquatic.

She is helping construct the Invertebrate portion of the Barcode Data-base. She is designing a species specific primer for the Charybdis hellerii ( Indo-pacific swimming crab). A non-native species of swimming crab in the Indian River Lagoon that is being investigated as an invasive species. In the future she hopes to work in experimental ecology and with Coral Reefs.