I was an undergraduate student at the University of Florida and earned my B.S. in Biology in 2016. I’m currently enrolled in the Doctor of Plant Medicine (DPM) program and plan on dual enrolling in an M.S. in Entomology.
While acquiring my B.S., I worked in a Soil and Water Science Department for two years dealing with Salmonella and tomatoes. This research propelled me forward into a DPM career. Different lab techniques, research proposals, and hands on experience allowed me to search for more knowledge and critical thinking for my graduate years. After attending a CALS career fair and learning about the Plant Medicine program, I applied and acquired an assistantship under Dr. Norman Leppla.
The DPM program will continue to assist my understanding and yearning for experience, real life situations, and issues arising in the agricultural field. This is a growing career and needs individuals who will be willing to think out of the box and I’m ready to take that challenge and obtain a career in doing so.