Na is a Scientist and Principal Investigator at Holden Arboretum. She is an evolutionary ecologist interested in eco-evolutionary adaptation to environmental change. Ph.D. 2015. University of Michigan
Maris is interested in evolutionary ecology, genetics, and plant microbiomes. Maris holds a B.S. in Forensic Biology from the University of Findlay.
Cordelia is majored in biochemistry at Washington University in St. Louis. Cordelia’s project in the lab focuses on plant-microbiome symbiosis and population genetics.
Research Intern 2023
Dylann holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Reed College. Dylann’s project in the lab focuses on how symbiosis influences plant population dynamics.
Sophia is majored in Biology at Allegheny College. Sophia is interested in working at the interface of field ecology, microbial ecology, and plant biology in the lab.
High School Researchers
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.
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.