STEM Professional Development

Rachel Neff

Master's Student - Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
JBB Steering Committee Member
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Rachel is currently pursuing her Master’s in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in Andrew Short’s lab. Her current work involves using genomic techniques to create robust phylogenetic hypotheses for the aquatic beetle genus Chasmogenus, as well as studying population-level habitat associations in Chasmogenus of northern South America. She aims to be a strong advocate for diversity in STEM, with a particular passion for issues of gender and sexual identity. Additionally, she is interested in outreach/education and loves sharing the wonders of science with the public.

Dr. Hannah Kinmonth-Schultz and BioKansas’ Dennis Ridenour kicking off the Fall 2018 STEM Professional Development…

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