Mina received her undergraduate degree from San Jose State University in 2017. While at SJSU, she took classes at MLML, and assisted with research in MLML's laboratories.
Mina joined the phycology lab in 2018, and is currently studying the limitations of Macrocystis pyrifera recruitment in an urchin barren habitat.
- Kelp forest ecology
- Life history
- Kelp forest restoration
- Urchin barrens