Kayla Goforth

UNC Biology Ph.D. Graduate Student

E-mail: Kaylago (at) live.unc (dot) edu


PhD Student in Biology
University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, North Carolina (2016 to present)

Sensory Ecology International Postgraduate Course
Lund University; Lund, Sweden
– Fall 2016

B.S. in Marine Science
University of Florida; Gainesville, Florida
– 2015


Mote Marine Laboratory; Sarasota, Florida
Institute of Marine Mammal Studies

Research Interests

  • Development of foraging ground fidelity in sea turtles
  • Migration patterns of long-distance marine migrants
  • Geomagnetic imprinting and natal homing