Jenna PochyResearch Assistant
Location: Southern Regional Center – Newberry, FL
Jenna Pochy is a research assistant in the Bioassay Laboratory at the Southern Regional Center and has been with NCASI since June 2018. Her interests are in topics involving environmental policy, water quality, ecology, and conservation biology. Jenna has worked with the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Environmental Resource Permitting Department working on wetland compliance and permitting, and with an environmental start-up company aiming to remove phosphorus from eutrophic water bodies. Jenna is a member of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, the American Water Works Association, and the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals.
B.S. in Environmental Biology, University of South Florida
B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy, University of South Florida.
Jenna is currently pursuing an M.S. in Ecological Restoration from the University of Florida.
Research capabilities and/or focus areas
Aquatic toxicology, Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) testing, biology, botany, ecology, GIS and spatial analysis, water quality.