Angela Zoumplis is a Ph.D candidate at Scripps Institution of
Oceanography studying the evolution and ecology of polar microorganisms.
Angela completed her BS in Biology at Christopher Newport University.
After graduating, she worked as a field technician in Nevada, surveying
abandoned mines for evidence of bat habitation and became fascinated
with life thriving in complex environments. After interning with NASA, where
she became a space enthusiast, Angela has developed and taught
Astrobiology classes for the Sally Ride Science Summer Academy.