Sciences: Evolutionary Ecology

Department: Biology

Supervising Faculty Members: Deborah Roach

Specialization: Evolutionary Ecology

Research Focus: We study variation in the patterns of traits in natural populations.  Current projects include aging in plants and variation in the patterns of reproduction in plants.

Job Description: Assist with ongoing experiments in the lab and greenhouse and possibly a local field setting; enter data; participate in lab meetings

Required Skills, Courses, Resources, or Background:  Ability to follow instructions; interests in considering a major in the sciences; enthusiasm; reliability; carefulness; punctuality.                                                            

What You Will Learn: 1) Gain an understanding of the process of science; 2) Gain an enthusiasm for, and possibly a life-long interest in, research; 3) Gain the ability and confidence to ask new questions.