People

Veronica Chaidez

PhD Students

Research Interests

I am interested in the impacts of thermal stress on organisms. My thesis focuses on understanding the thermal niches and thresholds of Red Sea biota, delineating their thermal limits, and finding gene expression patterns to serve as early warning indicators of thermal stress.

Education

M.Sc., Marine Science, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, 2014​
B.Sc. Honours, Zoology, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa, 2010​
B.Sc., Conservation and Organismal Biology, San Jose State University, United States, 2009 ​   

Professional Profile

2013 – 2014: Graduate research student, Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

2010: Graduate research student, Zoology Department, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa

2006 – 2009: Undergraduate research student, Biology Department, San Jose State University, United States

2009: Intern, University of Alaska Southeast, United States

2008: Intern, Boston University, United States; (hosted at De La Salle University, Philippines)​

KAUST Affiliations

Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)- Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences (BESE)​