I am broadly interested in how plants defend themselves against stress. My current research focuses on how loblolly pine chemically defends itself from fungal pathogens and what environmental conditions can impact those defenses.
2020 Research, Teaching, and Outreach Award, awarded by Plant Biology Graduate Student Association for research
2020 Plant Biology Learning Objectives, Outreach Materials & Education (BLOOME) grant, awarded by American Society of Plant Biologists for science communication
Gaynor, M. L., Lim-Hing, S., & Mason, C. M. (2020). Impact of genome duplication on secondary metabolite composition in non-cultivated species: A systematic meta-analysis. Annals of Botany.
2018 Admission to the PhD Program in the Plant Biology Department at the University of Georgia.
2018 B.S. Biology, minor in Environmental Studies at the University of Central Florida
2018-2019 Osbourne Fellow
2018-2019 EcoReach Outstanding Volunteer