Graduate Student Profile Shana Whitney

Shana Whitney, M.S. StudentShana Whitney

Natural Resources: General

Advisor: Dr. Serita Frey

Research Topic: Soil microbial ecology and biogeochemistry

Shana is interested in how microbial communities, as well as individual microbes, mediate biogeochemical cycles. Specifically, she is studying the role fungal ecology and physiology play in the interaction between soil carbon dynamics and soil organic matter composition.