Currently employed as a Phenotyping Technician at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. Working with a LemnaTec Scanalyzer 3D platform integrated with a Conviron Growth House. This high-throughput platform can hold 1140 plants and able to produce daily images from the side and top view of plants in a non-destructive manner. Maintain equipment and train researchers to use and care for equipment for example the LI-COR LI-6400XT and the Phenovation CropReporter.
Research Areas: Phenomics, Education and Outreach, Computational Biology
Active volunteer at my home town library for over 10 years. Helped develop programs for teens and introducing my home town community to the benefits of library services. Recently developed outreach programs to teach programming skills and learn about Raspberry Pi computers. Specializing in working with kids and developing programs that includes focused activities on conserving resources and helped establish a community garden using recycled materials.