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Current Lab Members

Gabriela Garcia
PhD Student

Gabriela is interested in the effects of climate on coffee as a socioagricultural system.
Eric Scott
PhD Student

Eric is a PhD student studying the effects of herbivory on defense and flavor chemistry in tea (Camellia sinensis) in the context of climate change.
Maria.Ordovas Montanes
Undergraduate Researcher

Maria is working on an interdisciplinary Biology and Community Health senior honors thesis. Her work investigates the impact of climate on tea quality and how consumers make food choices in the context of climate change.
Anne Elise Stratton
Undergraduate Researcher

Anne Elise is an undergraduate working on her senior honors thesis in Environmental Studies, Food Systems, Nutrition, and the Environment. Her research focuses on the relationship between plant biodiversity factors in Guatemalan smallholder cornfields and the protein and amino acid composition of maize from those fields. Overall, her thesis discusses biodiversity and socioecological health in the Q'eqchi' milpa system of Sarstún, Guatemala.
Amanda Sommi
Undergraduate Researcher

Amanda is an undergraduate studying Biology and Environmental Studies. Her research in the lab is focused on the over-winter feeding behavior of the hemlock-woolly adelgid.