I am a Research Associate with the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph. My research background is in ecology and evolution, mycology, and bioinformatics. I use environmental DNA and genomics methods to assess biodiversity from soil, water, and freshwater benthic samples to monitor water quality and soil health. I have a special interest in taxonomic assignment methods and how methodological bias affects the analysis of biodiversity and biomonitoring data.
I am currently an Undergraduate Research Assistant in the Hajibabaei Lab. In September 2021, I will be entering my fourth year studying Biomedical Sciences at the University of Guelph. As a research assistant, I participate Read more…