Presentations


Honors capstone project


My honors capstone project investigating the rate of leaf decomposition across a salinity gradient.

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Virtual oral presentations

Conference: UROC Summer Research Virtual Symposium

Dates: August 13, 2021

Virtual poster presentations

Conference: Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting                                 

Dates: May 23-27, 2021

Conference: Undergraduate Research Opportunity Center (UROC) Spring Showcase

Date: April 23, 2021 

Conference: Stanford Research Conference

Dates: April 10-11, 2021


REU project


My REU project investigating riparian and stream connections.

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Virtual poster presentations

Conference: Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Aquatic Sciences Meeting

Dates: June 22-27, 2021

Conference: The Great Plains Limnology Conference

Dates: October 12-15, 2020

Virtual oral presentations

Conference: Microbiomes of Aquatic, Plants, and Soil Systems across Kansas (MAPS) Virtual Research Symposium

Dates: March 8-9, 2021

Conference: UROC Summer Research Symposium

Date: August 7, 2020


Professional Development


Lichen in the Mojave Desert Preserve.

Charismatic Microflora: The Ecology and Management of Biological Soil Crusts Workshop

Dates: February 20-23, 2020

Instructors: Matt Bowker, Kirsten Fisher, Brent Mishler, Tom Carlberg, and Mandy Slate

Location: This Jepson Herbarium workshop took place at the California State University Desert Studies Center in Zzyzx, California.

Workshop description: Researchers from the Desiccation and Diversity in Dryland Mosses project hosted this workshop to provide information about biocrusts.

Skills: I learned the characteristics of mosses, lichens, and cyanobacteria. We used a 10X magnified hand lens to look at biocrusts. We engaged in a lecture series and microscope sessions.


The Watershed Environments and Ecology Lab at Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting.

Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting  

 Dates: May 19-23, 2019

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah 

Attendance: I attended with the Watershed Environments and Ecology Lab through the Instars Fellowship Program.

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