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Diana Carriker

Diana Carriker is the Lab Manager for the Palynology Laboratory, one of many labs belonging to the Florence Bascom Geoscience Center.

Current Responsibilities

  • Lab Manager for the Palynology Laboratory
  • Assisting Lab Technician for the Macrofossil and Sediment Processing Laboratory 
  • Assisting Lab Technician for the GeoTek Facility
  • Website Content Manager for the Florence Bascom Geoscience Center

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science (2011) in Biology with a Marine Biology Concentration, Minor in Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA (Magna Cum Laude)

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Golden Key Honor Society

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's List (9 semesters, Fall 2007 - Fall 2011)

  • Governor's Technology Scholarship Recipient (Fall 2007 - Spring 2011)

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government