Paris Schofield

Aquatic Ecology Laboratory Technician

4840 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Paris Schofield (she/her) joins CIGLR’s Harmful Algal Bloom (HABs) research team as an Aquatic Ecology Laboratory Technician. She is currently completing her MS in Conservation Ecology at the University of Michigan SEAS creating a genomic baseline for Cisco (Coregonus artedi) in Lake Huron with hopes of supporting ongoing fishery management priorities and restoration efforts. Paris has had various interdisciplinary roles supporting Great Lakes research and water quality analysis. As a Michigan native, it has been her goal to contribute to the preservation of our amazing Great Lakes.

  • M.S. in Conservation Ecology, University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability, 2022
  • B.S. in Biology, Central Michigan University, 2018
Research Interest/Area of Expertise:
  • Genomics, molecular ecology, cell biology, eDNA
  • Biology/ecology of fishes
  • Great Lakes restoration and conservation
  • Water chemistry and sample collection
  • R programming and data analysis
  • GIS: ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, and QGIS