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Heiser 117A
Mail
Heiser E172C
Office / Division / Concentration
Biology
Environmental Studies
Marine Biology

Education

BS Biology UNAM
MS Marine Biology and Limnology UNAM
PhD Biology The Pennsylvania State University
NIH-FIRST Postdoctoral Fellow Emory University

I am a microbial ecologist with research interests at the nexus of symbiosis, climate change, and Indigenous and sustainable practices. I study how host-associated microbiota are affected by climate change, and the relationships between microbial diversity and land/water management. My projects are embedded in frameworks of community- and place-based research to advance social equity by including local stakeholders, particularly in Indigenous and sustainable managers.

Recent Courses

Introduction to Microbiology
Introduction to Microbiology Laboratory
Symbiosis Laboratory: Never Alone
Foundations of Biology I

Selected Publications

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