Past Alumni Highlights

  • Dr. Kai Wang graduated with a PhD in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from Kent State University in Spring 2021.

    Where he is working:

    Dr. Wang is working in Wuxi Biologics (King of Prussia) for medicine Upstream Process Development (Scientist II)

    Citations of papers published:

    Lu, X., Wang, K., Sun, S., & Mou, X. (2020). Metatranscriptomic identification of polyamine‚Äźtransforming bacterioplankton in the Gulf of Mexico. Environmental microbiology reports12(3), 258-2

  • Dr. Lauren Baldarelli graduated with a PhD in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from Kent State University in Fall 2021.

    Where she is working:

    Lauren is working for Single.Earth (https://www.single.earth) as a Research Ecologist.

     

    Citations of papers published:

    Publications published:

    Baldarelli, L.M., Collins, S.L., Ward, D. (2021). How encroaching shrubs and nutrients affect N-fixation in the Chihuahuan desert. Plant and Soil, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-021-05072-y.

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  • Where he is working:

    Dr. Eagar will be working as a postdoctoral research associate in the Departments of Plant Biology and Plant, Soil, and Microbial Sciences at Michigan State University starting in January 2023.

    Citations of papers published:

    Cosgrove, C.R., Kershner, M.W., Eagar, A.C., and Blackwood, C.B., In Review at Forest Ecology & Management. Ecotone effects drive decoupling of generalist and specialist species from soil. Draft available upon request.

    Eagar, A.C., Smemo, K.A., Blackwood, C.B., In Review at Soil Bio