BS Environmental Science, Minor in Chemistry from Western Washington University (WWU)Research Interest/Focus:
Ecotoxicology, mixture toxicology, effects directed analysis, chemical fate and transport in the cryosphereExperience:
Research Assistant, Institute for Watershed Studies, WWU (2015-2018)
"Lake Whatcom Monitoring Program." City of Bellingham-contracted water quality monitoring of municipal drinking water source. Includes field and laboratory work in WA Dept. of Ecol. certified laboratory.
Lead student researcher, Sofield Lab, WWU (2016-2018)
"Metal Mixture Toxicity and Accumulation in Lettuce Seedlings." Conducted toxicity tests, measured metal accumulation using Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectroscopy, analyzed data (R), and presented research at multiple conferences.
Student collaborator, Science and Management of Contaminated Sites, WWU class project (Spring 2017)
"Efficacy of Activated Carbon Caps as a Remedial Technology for Arsenic Sequestration from Sediments with Benthic Worms". Designed batch partitioning experiment, analyzed metals using ICP-MS, and presented findings to public audience. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBGDdUjiEh8&feature=youtu.be
Volunteer field technician, NOAA Fisheries. (2-week expedition, 2007-2015, 2018)
Handling federally-listed endangered species for genetic sampling, recording scientific data and working with a team to complete time-sensitive work in remote areas.
Environmental Toxicology Scholarship, WWU (2018)
Scholars' Week Outstanding Poster Award, WWU (2017, 2018)
First Place Undergraduate Platform Presentation, PNW SETAC (2018)
Student Travel Award, PNW SETAC (2018)
Student Travel Award, NA SETAC (2018)
Undergraduate Research Award, WWU (2017)
Air and Waste Management Association Environmental Challenge Winner, PNWIS (2017)
Air and Waste Management Association Travel Award, PNWIS (2017)
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