Mike Litzow became the Director of the Kodiak Lab and Shellfish Assessment Program Manager in November 2019. Mike previously worked for the Shellfish Assessment Program from 2003 through 2007, and then left for stints at a non-profit research lab and at the University of Alaska. Mike received his B.S. from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, M.S. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Ph.D. from the University of Tasmania.