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  • Organization
    Kansas State University

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

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    I am interested in genotyping wheat varieties in order to identify genes for improving wheat crops.

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

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    Developing questions about the unknown world and figuring out how to solve them!

  • Profile Question 2
    Do you have advice for students about preparing for a science career?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    Try to look for hands-on experiences (by joining science clubs, volunteering at laboratories nearby, if available). I also recommend taking a statistics course as early as possible. Computer sciences courses are also becoming more and more important for data analysis in biology.

  • Profile Question 3
    What is your favorite plant? Why?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    I love figs! Fig plants have co-evolved with fig wasps to create an obligate symbiotic relationship. They require each other in order to reproduce! It is a fascinating example of co-evolution. Look it up!

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  • Availability
    I am currently available for mentoring, please send me team match invitations

  • In addition to English, I am comfortable communicating with students in the following languages:
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  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?

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