Invertebrate Zoology

Laboratory Assistant Hillary B. FetznerHilary Fetzner
412.688.8670 (fax)

Academic Training 

MS Zoology, Marine Studies, Brigham Young University, 1998
BS Conservation Biology, Brigham Young University, 1995


Assist with specimen preparation, labeling, sorting, and databasing for research and collection-related activities, including those involving specimen loans, Caribbean biodiversity, Ghana butterfly documentation, and research and fieldwork on freshwater crayfish and other invertebrates

Research Interests 

  • Interested in education of public concerning general biology, marine biology, ecology and conservation issues
  • Studied biomechanics and morphometrics of several Pacific barnacle species by comparing tergal plate size/shape and depth/habitat range