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About Shawn Arellano

I study the larvae of marine invertebrates with an emphasis on larval behaviors and larval biology of organisms from deep-sea cold seeps and hydrothermal vents.

Positions

2018 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Western Washington University Department of Biology
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2012 - Present Guest Investigator, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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2015 - 2018 Adjunct Faculty Member, Western Washington University Department of Biology
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2015 - 2018 Marine Scientist, Western Washington University Shannon Point Marine Center
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines



Grants

2018 - Present The impact of symbiont-larval interactions on species distributions across southwestern Pacific hydrothermal vents
NSF-RUI-Collaborative
Role: Co-PI
Colleague(s): Lead PI: Roxanne Beinart, URI, Co-PI: C. M. Young, UO
2015 Will climate change cause ‘lazy larvae’? Effects of climate stressors on larval behavior and dispersal
NSF-RUI - 1538626
Role: Lead PI
Colleague(s): Co-PIs Brady Olson & Sylvia Yang
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Education

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2008 Ph.D., University of Oregon ‐ Oregon Institue of Marine Biology
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2000 B.S., University of Kansas ‐ Department of Biology
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Contact Information

Office Locations:

Biology 137
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA 98225-9160

Shannon Point Marine Center 143
Western Washington University

Email:


Peer-Reviewed Publications (21)

Student Theses (2)

Presentations (5)