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Jacqueline Pena

Graduate Student
Office:
1506 Miller Plant Sciences
Research Interests:

I study how climate change shapes the distribution of wild fungal microbes to understand the ecological and evolutionary processes that contribute to thermal adaptation.

Education:

2018 Admission to the PhD program in the Plant Biology Department at the University of Georgia

2018 M.S. Ecology, Utah State University, Department of Wildland Resources

2016 B.S. Biology, Boise State University, Department of Biological Sciences

Of note:

2020 HHMI Gilliam Graduate Fellowship grant

2018 NSF Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship

Major Professor


Douda Bensasson

Associate Professor

Committee Members


Jill Anderson

Courtesy Faculty in Plant Biology

Michelle Momany

Professor and Associate Dean, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences

External Committee

Dr. Kelly Dyer Professor of Genetics at UGA
Dr. Marin Brewer Associate Professor of Mycology, Plant Pathology department at UGA

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