Here are some of my past research projects. I am currently working on my first manuscript for publication. Please contact me if you have any questions regarding these projects!

Undergraduate Honors Thesis at The Ohio State University

Optimization of growth and imaging techniques for Medicago truncatula and investigation of root hair nuclear positioning during early rhizobial infection

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at Blandy Experimental Farm

Chemical and elemental defenses of Ni-hyperaccumulators (Brassicaceae) and their effects on the specialist herbivore Murgantia histrionica (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)

Archbold Biological Station Post-Baccalaureate Internship

Two’s company, three’s a crowd: Investigating interactions between ants, plants, and rhizobia

Master’s Thesis at the University of Texas at Tyler

A cophylogenetic analysis of fungus-gardening ants and their symbiotic fungi