Michelle Gaynor

Profile

  • Time Zone
    Eastern

  • Organization
    University of Florida

  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    My general research interest is evolution and population genetics in flowering plants.

  • Profile Question 1
    What is best about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    As a scientist, you are always able to continue to explore and learn new things.

  • Profile Question 2
    Can you share a funny/interesting lab or field story?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    A raccoon once blocked me from getting samples from one of my field sites.

  • Profile Question 3
    Do you have advice for students about preparing for a science career?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    Stay excited! Keep exploring new things.

  • Availability
    I am NOT available, please temporarily remove me from the available mentor list

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?
    2

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