Gates Lab PhD Candidate, Chris Wall, is mentoring Sami Thomas from Coppell High School in Coppell, TX, in her International Baccalaureate Diploma on the local and global stressors on corals. Sami will be graduating in 2017 and will start her undergraduate at the University of Hawai'i.
He also served as a science advisor for Ann Pace, a Sloan Finalist for Production from the Univ. of California Los Angeles School for Theater, Film, and Television in her ‘coral bleaching film’ script. Ann worked to write an inspiring script about coral bleaching in Hawai'i a scientist's quest to secure the future of coral reefs.