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Frances Crable

PIF Fellow

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Frances Crable (she/her/hers) is a 2nd-year Ph.D. student in the Biological Sciences Department - Ecology and Evolution at UIC. She currently works in the Gonzalez-Meler Stable Isotope Lab and is also affiliated with The Norweigan Insitute for Water Research, working under Dr. Gonzalez-Meler and Dr. Andrew King. She earned her B.S in Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2019, where her independent research focused on wetland nitrogen cycles and coral reef fish behavior. Her current research focuses on Arctic Ocean biogeochemistry and the effects of climate change, specifically in Norway and the Canadian Arctic. She plans to look at the impact of seasonal/natural variability and projected climate change on primary productivity through laboratory culture experiments and remote sensing data. In her free time, she enjoys practicing aerial circus skills and skateboarding.