Research Scientist / Center for Species Survival
Within the next 30 years, many fish species in rivers and oceans will become threatened or extinct. Dr. Mary Hagedorn works against this dire trend through studies of fish embryo and coral larva cryopreservation as a hedge against an uncertain future.
Hagedorn, Mary, Farrell, Ann and Carter, Virginia L. Cryobiology of Coral Fragments, Cryobiology, 66 (1) 17-23. 2013.
Comizzoli, Pierre, Songsasen, Nucharin S., Hagedorn, Mary M. and Wildt, David E. Comparative cryobiological traits and requirements for gametes and gonadal tissues collected from wildlife species, Theriogenology, 78 (8) 1666-1681. 2012.
Erftemeijer, Paul L. A., Hagedorn, Mary, Laterveer, Michael, Craggs, Jamie and Guest, James R. Effect of suspended sediment on fertilization success in the scleractinian coral Pectinia lactuca, Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 92 (4) 741-745. 2012.
Hagedorn, Mary M., Carter, Virginia L., Martorana, Kelly, Paresa, Malia K., Acker, Jason, Baums, Iliana B., Borneman, Eric, Brittsan, Michael, Byers, Michael, Henley, Michael, Laterveer, Michael, Leong, Jo-Ann, McCarthy, Megan, Meyers, Stuart, Nelson, Brian D., Petersen, Dirk, Tiersch, Terrence, Uribe, Rafael Cuevas, Woods, Erik and Wildt, David E. Preserving and Using Germplasm and Dissociated Embryonic Cells for Conserving Caribbean and Pacific Coral, PLoS ONE, 7 (3) 1-13. 2012.
Hagedorn, Mary M., van Oppen, Madeleine J. H., Carter, Virginia L., Henley, Mike, Abrego, David, Puill-Stephan, Eneour, Negri, Andrew, Heyward, Andrew, MacFarlane, Doug and Spindler, Rebecca E. First Frozen Repository For The Great Barrier Reef Coral Created, Cryobiology, 65 (2) 157-158. 2012.