Na Wei

Principal Investigator

Na is a Research Scientist at the Holden Arboretum. She is an evolutionary ecologist and geneticist interested in eco-evolutionary adaptation to environmental change.
Ph.D. 2015. University of Michigan

nwei@holdenfg.org

Jessica LaBella

Norweb Fellow

Jess is a Norweb Fellow at the Holden Arboretum. She holds a B.S. in Molecular Biology and a minor in Chemistry from West Virginia Wesleyan College. She is interested in plant ecophysiology, evolutionary ecology, and plant microbiome.

jlabella@holdenfg.org

Charlotte Hewins

Lab Manager

Charlotte has been a member of the Research Department at the Holden Arboretum since 1992. She provides technical expertise for all aspects of our research program, including plant cultivation, tissue culture, DNA/RNA extraction, HPLC, elemental analysis, pollination, etc.

chewins@holdenfg.org

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


Previous Undergraduate Researchers

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