Jeanette Wyneken

Jeanette Wyneken, Ph.D is Professor of Biological Sciences at FAU and Director, FAU Marine Lab at Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex. She has studied sea turtles for over 30 years and is a world leader in sea turtle development, anatomy, behavior, and health. Dr. Wyneken is author of multiple publications and a sought-after speaker at local, national, and international forums.

Her broad-based training enables her to research a range of questions — from how do weather and climate affect sea turtle eggs and rookeries to what are the implications of those affects for sea turtle management techniques. She is member of International Sea Turtle Society, Society for Integrative Biology. Wyneken sits on LMC’s Research Committee.