Lis is a postdoctoral fellow working with Francisco Chavez in the Biological Oceanography Group. Lis earned her PhD in Marine and Atmospheric Science from Stony Book University. Lis also holds an M.S. in biological oceanography from the University of Rhode Island and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Colby College. Prior to joining MBARI, Lis worked on a synthesis of Atlantic salmon habitat in a joint position with NOAA and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute.