Jess is a research technician at the Wei Lab. She is interested in plant ecophysiology, evolutionary ecology, and plant microbiome. She holds a B.S. in Molecular Biology and a minor in Chemistry from West Virginia Wesleyan College.
Maris is a research technician at the Wei Lab. She is interested in evolutionary ecology, genetics, and plant microbiome. She holds a B.S. in Forensic Biology from the University of Findlay.
Previous Undergraduate 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.