David Kirschtel

Profile

  • Time Zone
    Eastern

  • Organization
    University of Maryland

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

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    Structure and function of biological communities and how resources and immigration effect those processes.

  • Profile Question 1
    When and why did you decide to go into a science career?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    I think that I always wanted to be a scientist of some sort or another. But it was Jacques Cousteau that really got me excited about science - you didn't need to be in a stuffy lab wearing a white lab coat all day, you could be outside having adventures.

  • 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):
    You mean like the time a bunch of stream ecologists got caught in a flash flood because we were too busy watching the river rise?

  • Profile Question 3
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  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
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  • Availability
    I am currently available for mentoring, please send me team match invitations

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?
    1

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