I am interested in microbial ecology, with a keen interest in soil systems and how microbial community structure relates to nutrient cycling dynamics. I also study fungal-plant interactions.
Utah Valley University
My research and teaching are focused on microbial (especially fungal) ecology, with emphases in translational mycology and nutrient cycling.
University of Arkansas
June 2010 - May 2015
Graduate student in molecular ecology, focused on eukaryotic microbes
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Hawaii, Manoa
August 2015 - June 2017
Postdoc, studying fungal ecology, fungal-plant interactions, community assembly and dispersal
August 28, 2017
July 11, 2017
Fungi associated with mesophotic macroalgae from the ‘Au‘au Channel, west Maui are differentiated by host and overlap terrestrial communities
March 11, 2014
September 6, 2017 - Version: 1
December 20, 2013 - Version: 2
Signed reviews submitted for articles published in PeerJ Note that some articles may not have the review itself made public unless authors have made them open as well.
January 18, 2017
The wild tomato species Solanum chilense shows variation in pathogen resistance between geographically distinct populations