Na Wei

Principal Investigator

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

nwei@holdenfg.org

Jessica LaBella

Research Technician

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.

jlabella@holdenfg.org

Maris Hollowell

Research Technician

Maris is interested in evolutionary ecology, genetics, and plant microbiome. Maris holds a B.S. in Forensic Biology from the University of Findlay.

mhollowell@holdenfg.org

Cordelia Zheng

Undergraduate Researcher

Cordelia is majored in biochemistry in Washington University in St. Louis. Cordelia’s project in the lab focuses on floral microbiomes.

cordeliacsz@gmail.com

High School Researchers


Previous Researchers

Elizabeth Esser

Undergraduate Researcher

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

elizabeth.esser@uga.edu

Evelyn Kaufman

Undergraduate Researcher

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.

kaufman.481@buckeyemail.osu.edu

Miyauna Incarnato

Undergraduate Researcher

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.

mincarnato21@wooster.edu