Senior, Biology Major
Ethan is helping Priscilla with her research on pollinator diversity on Blueberry farms and completed an undergraduate research project of his own on the subject. He is also assisting with the whitefly project.
BS Ecology, BSES Environmental Resource Science
Madison is a Field Tech assisting Carly in her research on the UGA Horticulture Farm. She assists Carly with maintaining her zucchini plot and collecting data for the project. Madison is interested in promoting sustainable agriculture and exploring relationships between soil nutrients and production.
Freshman, Biology Major
Carolina is helping with our genomics work, and plotting a possible independent project.
Senior, Zoology Major
Elizabeth is investigating the chemical ecology of host location by parasitoid wasps.
Abbie helped us sort insect community samples.
Biology major, University of Idaho
Margaret examined the relationship between insect-pathogen richness, evenness and abundance and host mortality, working with (then) postdoc Dave Crowder. She was supported by an NSF-funded project in Mathematical Biology.
Sophomore, Mathematics Major
Sabrina is interested in insect ecology, and is contributing to our project looking at natural pest control on west-coast organic farms.
Jake worked on several different predator-pathogen biodiversity projects, and published his undergraduate research in the journal Ecology. He now is pursuing his PhD at Harvard.
Environmental Science major
Kerri examined the relationship between insect-pathogen biodiversity and host mortality.