Emily Andrade

NOAA-EPP LMRCSC Master’s Fellow 
Natural Resources
Delaware State University

Emily Andrade graduated from the University of San Diego with a B.S. in Environmental and Ocean Sciences, concentrating on Marine Ecology. She spent Summer 2021 as a research assistant with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, where she analyzed the stomach content of Atlantic bluefin tuna. Emily began pursuing her M.S. degree at Delaware State University in fall of 2021. She completed her NERTO project, “Antimicrobial assessment of microalgae species for use as aquaculture feed additives for sablefish,” in the summer of 2022, under the mentorship of NOAA Scientist Dr. Joseph Dietrich at NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Newport, Oregon. Her thesis is titled, “Water Quality Assessments, Microbial Health & Oyster Growth at Two Different Depths at Oyster Farm in Rehoboth Bay, Delaware.”

NERTO Project Title:  Antimicrobial assessment of macroalgae species for use as feed additives during aquaculture of sablefish

NOAA Mentor: Dr. Joseph Dietrich, NOAA NWFSC, Newport, OR

Academic Advisor: Dr. Gulnihal Ozbay


  1. TBD

NOAA Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center
University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Lead Institution)
(410) 651-7870
Award numbers: FY 2021 Award #NA21SEC4810005
Funding Agency: NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI)

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