Amy Frey is a Research Biologist for the Marine Turtle Genetics Program. She has been with the group for 5 years, and before that worked with the Marine Mammal Genetics Group. She began at the lab in 1997, while earning her Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry from UCSD. Her current research projects include using mitochondrial DNA as well as microsatellites to look at parentage and relatedness in green turtles nesting on the main Hawaiian Islands, as well as Kemps Ridleys nesting on South Padre Island in Texas. She is also currently participating in assessing genetic stock structure of pacific green turtles.