Jen Davidson
Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
46-007 Lilipuna Rd
Kaneohe, HI 96744
Phone: 808-236-7455
Fax: 808-236-7443
Research Interests
At the most general level, I am interested in molecular ecology. I am fascinated with examining molecular and genetic pathways of the cellular stress response in order to better understand the patterns we see in nature, especially in corals. 

B.Sc. in Biology, Elmira College, 2011
M.Sc. in Marine Biology, Northeastern University, 2014


Putnam HM, R Ritson-Williams, JA Cruz, JM Davidson, & RD Gates (2018) Nurtured by nature: Considering the role of environmental and parental legacies in coral ecological performance. bioRxiv, 317453.

Putnam HM, Davidson JM, Gates RD (2016) Ocean acidification influences host DNA methylation and phenotypic plasticity in environmentally susceptible corals. Evolutionary Applications DOI: 10.1111/eva.12408.

*= Presentation speaker,  † = Invited speaker, § = Poster presentation
§ Davidson J, Loghavi H, Fontaine S (2010) Investigation of the genetics of developmental dysgraphia. Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

2015: Waikiki Aqua Explorers Family Night volunteer
2013: Marine Science Center Open House, Northeastern University
2008: Family Science Night, Elmira, NY