Dr. Jason Johns

Post-Doctoral Fellow

  • Post-doctoral fellow with OPOR; using genomic tools to understand connectivity between the islands of Ulithi
  • PhD in Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California Santa Barbara, September 2023
  • Jason is interested in coupling vast indigenous knowledge earned over time with modern tools to better understand the management of ecosystems and natural resources.
  • Jason has spent most of his life in the ocean surfing, fishing, and free diving, but is beginning his professional marine science career with OPOR, as his background is in plant biology and genetics. He is looking forward to blending his love for the ocean and learning from people from different parts of the world with his love for doing science.