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Featured TA of the Week: Annise Dobson

Catching up with Annise, TA to 417 and 421!

Where are you from?

Connaught, Ontario, Canada.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself! 

I have planted over 170,00 trees in my lifetime.

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

Invasion ecology — my paper is in the Journal of Ecology, Issue 105.

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Featured TA of the Week: Juana Muñoz Ucros

Catching up with Juana, TA to sections 411 and 423

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

I’m from Colombia, and have lived in Ithaca 3 years.

What is the focus of your professional research? If you have any published scientific writing, where can we read it?
I work on understanding the interactions between plant roots and soil microbes. Here’s a link to our lab website: https://bauerlelab.wordpress.com/juana-munoz-ucros/

 

Tell us a fun fact about yourself! 

I’m a certified safari guide in South Africa.

 

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Featured TA of the Week: Christine Georgakakos

Meet BIOG 1500’s new Teaching Assistant

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

Atlanta, GA. I have lived in Ithaca since 2011.

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

I am part of the Soil and Water Lab in BEE. Most recently I’ve been working on a novel water tracer with a DNA base. Article can be read online with first author Helen Dahlke, 2015.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself! 

I’ve hiked the Appalachian Trail!