Joy E Marburger

Profile

  • Time Zone
    Central

  • Organization
    Purdue University, adjunct

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

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    Plant hybridization, novel food sources, seed and pollen structure/germination

  • 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):
    age 12

  • Profile Question 2
    What is your favorite plant? Why?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    Triphyophyllum peltatum, a native vine in West Africa that is carnivorous.

  • Profile Question 3
    What is the coolest thing you have discovered or learned about plants?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    The evidence via DNA microsatellite analysis that cattail species in the U.S. have hybridized forming highly invasive hybrids in wetland habitats.

  • 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?
    2

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