Astrid Leitner


Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

7700 Sandholdt Road

Moss Landing, CA 95039

Phone: (831) 775-1903

Fax: (831) 775-1620


Astrid is a postdoctoral fellow, reporting to Bruce Robison.  Astrid earned her PhD in biological oceanography from the University of Hawaii, Manoa.  In addition, Astrid earned B.S. degrees with highest honors from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in marine biology and earth sciences with a concentration in ocean sciences.  While attending the University of Hawaii, Astrid worked as a course manager and lead teaching assistant, teaching assistant, and graduate research assistant.  Astrid is fluent in German and Spanish, and proficient in French.