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Featured TA of the Week: Ethan Degner

Meet Ethan Degner, Sections 403 and 410

Where are you from, and how long have you lived in Ithaca, NY?

I’m from a small town in Minnesota, nestled within a sea of corn and soybeans with the occasional lake.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself! 

 I have grapheme-color synesthesia, which means letters and numbers all show up in technicolor in my head.

 

What is the focus of your professional research? If you have any published scientific writing, where can we read it?

I study mosquito sex. I published a paper on females that mate more than once (check it out here ) and a review paper on mosquito sperm (yes, mosquitoes have sperm, and they’re pretty cool. Check it out here).

                                                       

 

Irena Horvatt

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