Research and Work Experience 

2020

Graduate Student Researcher

 

Currently working to establish physiological differentiation between Chenopodium oahuense and selected subspecies. 

Simonin-Cantley Lab

2019-2020

Plant Collections Assistant 

Worked to accession SFCOF plant collection using IrisBG. I recorded updated taxonomic names, origin, IUCN status, bloom times, and so much more. Worked with the engagement and education teams to help get our plant collection information reach our guests. 

SF Conservatory of Flowers

2019

Undergraduate Researcher

 

Working with a team of researchers and the Simonin lab in Red Clover Valley, a Sierra Nevada montane meadow. We were trying to establish patterns between water use strategies and carbon output among the dominant flora. As an environmentalist, we are also advocating for the continued restoration of meadow ecosystems to help combat climate change. 

Simonin Lab

2019

Undergraduate Researcher

 

The Simonin and Cantley Labs joined together on a project aimed at understanding morphological, evolutionary, and physiological traits of a variety of Chenopodium species living on the Hawaiian Islands. I assisted in germinating, repotting, and watering the collection. I also measured morphological and physiological traits.

Simonin-Cantley Lab

2019

Undergraduate Researcher

 

Worked with the Cantley Lab to measure morphological characteristics of Australian Acacia species. Constructed Box plots to compare morphological characteristics between adult and juvenile species. Constructed PCA analysis comparing traits between species to establish trends of a differentiating new species. 

Cantley Lab

2019

Undergraduate Researcher

 

Worked with the Cantley Lab to assist in organizing, mounting, and digitizing herbarium specimens in the Harry D. Theirs Herbarium database. 

Cantley Lab

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