Alexandra Lapides

Research Assistant

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

7700 Sandholdt Road

Moss Landing, CA 95039

Phone: (831) 775-2103

email: alapides@mbari.org

Alex is a research technician in the Zooplankton Biodiversity Group. She is interested in the ecology behind species distributions and using biotic and abiotic variables to predict abundance through the water column. She also uses analytical and statistical models to better understand ecosystems and tease apart food web interactions. Alex received her B.S. in ecology and evolutionary biology from University of California, Santa Cruz in 2018.