Sciences: Evolutionary Ecology
Supervising Faculty Member: 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/Knowledge: Ability to follow instructions; interests in considering a major in the sciences; enthusiasm; reliability; carefulness; punctuality.
Computer software: Familiarity with Excel spreadsheets would be beneficial but not required.
Training: Introductory Biology or equivalent AP credit
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.