Professor of biology, Penn State University
Mónica Medina is an integrative biologist interested in the ecology and evolution of marine organisms. Her current research focuses on different aspects of cnidarian-algal symbiosis and cnidarian-microbe interactions. Her lab uses a combination of experimental field based approaches with molecular and genomic tools in the lab. Medina earned her Ph.D. in marine biology and fisheries at the University of Miami and taught at the University of California, Merced, before joining Penn State.