Lois Farrington participates in several projects, including Sound Waters University, Pigeon Guillemot Survey, European Green Crab Survey and the Forage Fish Survey. She is a retired clinical microbiologist with a BA in biology from Whitman College and a masters degree from Seattle University. Her career in microbiology included experience in molecular biology, virology, bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, and parasitology, as well as laboratory management. In 1988 she upgraded laboratory methods and trained staff at Memorial Hospital in Sialkot, Pakistan. It is a pleasure in retirement to pursue her interests of hiking, fine art photography, traveling, and gardening.