Jessica Brown is an undergraduate conducting research in Dr. Dorset Trapnell’s laboratory, which focuses on how evolutionary factors affect genetic variation in natural plant populations. With the PBIO4960 Undergraduate Research Award, Jessica has gained valuable experience in molecular biology techniques while working with Mimulus ringens and Drakaea orchids. Congratulations, Jessica!
Grad Student - Jess Stephens
Graduate student Jess Stephens with her study species in the genus Sarracenia (2016).
Girl Scout Science Day
Graduate student Michelle Hwang and Post-Doc Karolina Heyduck look over the shoulders of two young students working on a computer science module for Girl Scout Day.
Research - Sweet Potato
Plants used in a study aimed at reconstructing evolutionary relationships in the sweet potato species complex.
Grad Student - Dorothy Christopher
Dorothy Christopher teaches Girl Scouts about parts of a flower at Science Day, an outreach event that included students from PBIO and the Odum School of Ecology (Spring 2016)
PBIO grad student David Higgins counts down for Grad students Ilkay Doerter, Lauren Eserman, and Jess Stephens to begin the egg-and-spoon race at the Graduate Student Field Day (April, 2015)