Jess is interested in plant ecophysiology, evolutionary ecology, and plant microbiome. Jess holds a B.S. in Molecular Biology and a minor in Chemistry from West Virginia Wesleyan College.
Maris is interested in evolutionary ecology, genetics, and plant microbiome. Maris holds a B.S. in Forensic Biology from the University of Findlay.
Cordelia is majored in biochemistry in Washington University in St. Louis. Cordelia’s project in the lab focuses on floral microbiomes.
High School Researchers
Elizabeth is a Research Intern (2021) at the Holden Arboretum. She is a geneticist and ecologist, interested in evolutionary ecology and conservation. Her project in the lab focuses on how genome duplication influences species interactions under environmental stress
Eve is a Research Assistant at the Holden Arboretum. She is interested in environmental science and policy. Her work in the lab focuses on functional drivers of microbiome assembly in Malus.
Miyauna is a Research Intern (2020) at the Holden Arboretum. She is a pollination biologist interested in plant–pollinator interactions and pollinator conservation. Her project in the lab focuses on plant–pollinator interactions and the effects on flower microbiome in Malus.