Madeleine Pacheco

Graduate Student

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Pronouns: She/her/ella

Madeleine Pacheco (she/her/ella) is a second year PhD student in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department under the supervision of Dr. Paul Barber at UCLA. As a NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Madeleine is interested in using genomic tools to investigate coral reef biodiversity and resilience. As an Early Career and Climate Resilience Fellow with CDLS, Madeleine is striving to build a more inclusive scientific community by cultivating equitable participation of underrepresented groups in the fields of environmental science and conservation. Outside of science, Madeleine loves doing sports like yoga or rock climbing and visiting national parks!