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EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, 2017
M.S. in Biology, San Francisco State University, 2011
B.S. in Biology, Oregon State University, 2005

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: University of California, Berkeley, 2017-Current
Lecturer and Course Coordinator: Department of Biology, San Francisco State University, 2011

HONORS & AWARDS

2017 – Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award: University of Michigan
2015 – Myron P. Backus Graduate Research Award: Mycological Society of America
2013 – Best Graduate Student Oral Presentation Award: Mycological Society of America
2010 – Distinguished Graduate Student Award: College of Science and Engineering, San Francisco State University

GRANT FUNDING & FELLOWSHIPS

2017-2019 – NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology (PRFB): National Science Foundation
2016 – Helen Olson Brower Memorial Fellowship in Environmental Studies: Dept. of EEB, University of Michigan
2016 – NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG): National Science Foundation
2014 – Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant: Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan
2013-2015 – Dow Doctoral Sustainability Fellowship: Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute, University of Michigan
2012 – Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Block Grant for Research: University of Michigan
2009 – Robert M. Maxwell Graduate Scholarship: San Francisco State University
2008-2009 – NSF Graduate STEM Fellowship in K-12 Education (GK-12 Fellowship): National Science Foundation
2008 – Harry D. Thiers Graduate Scholarship: Mycological Society of San Francisco

INVITED RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

2018 – Center for Population Biology Seminar: University of California, Davis, California, USA
2018 – Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology Colloquium: San Francisco State University, California, USA
2018 – Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Biology Seminar: University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
2017 – Society for the Study of Evolution Spotlight Session: Sex in the Wild, Portland, Oregon, USA
2016 – Mycological Society of America Symposium on Population Genomics of Pathogenic Fungi, Berkeley, California, USA
2015 – Institute of Health and Biological Sciences: Universidade Federal de Alagoas, MaceiĆ³, Alagoas, Brazil
2014 – 10th International Mycological Congress Symposium on Fungal Diseases of Aquatic Animals, Bangkok, Thailand

PROFESSIONAL & ACADEMIC SERVICE

2014-2016 – Graduate Student Representative: Education Committee, Mycological Society of America
2014-2015 – Steering Committee: 10th and 11th Annual Early Career Scientists Symposium, University of Michigan
2013-2015 – Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
2013-2015 – Editorial Board Member: Michigan Journal of Sustainability
2013 – Session Chair: Fungal Genetics and Genomics, Mycological Society of America Annual Meeting: Austin, Texas
2010-2011 – Mycological Society of San Francisco Executive Council

Manuscript Reviewer for:
Molecular Ecology; Mycologia; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms; Transboundary and Emerging Diseases; PLoS ONE