I am an MS student at State University of New York school of Environmental Science and Forestry. My research focuses on plant-fungal interactions, specifically mycorrhizae. I am interested in testing whether deliberate inoculation with fungi-containing soil can boost the growth and survival of chestnut seedlings and learning more about which fungi they like. 

I also do work with GIS (Geographic Information Systems), using satellite survey data to predict plant distributions. 

When not in the lab, I'm often in the kitchen, and I'm especially fond of one of humanity's oldest fungal biotechnologies: bread-baking. 

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