Principle Investigator

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Emily Farrer

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Email: efarrer[at]
Tel: (504) 862-8288
Office: 308 Israel
Lab: 345 Israel


Christina Birnbaum
Email: cbirnbaum[at]

Christina is a plant ecologist interested in a wide range of topics related to plants, including their biology and interactions with below-ground micro organisms in native and novel environments. She uses field observations, combined with experimental manipulations and molecular tools to explore questions pertaining plant-microbe
                                                    interactions in natural ecosystems.


megmaurerMeg Mauer
Email: mmaurer[at]

Meg is a sophomore studying Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Spanish. She is interested in marine botany, although her current projects are all land-based and include working with herbarium specimens, outdoor education programming, and urban farming in uptown New Orleans. She also enjoys botanical art, cooking with and for friends, and spending as much time in the sun as possible!



Henry Adams
Email: hadams3[at]

Henry is a senior in Tulane’s Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department. His interests include population genetics, phycology, and mapping with geographic software.



img_7384Claire Willis
Email: cwillis2[at]

Clair is a sophomore majoring in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Her interests are plant ecology, forestry, marine microbiology, and conservation biology.



img_9255-1Elizabeth Holland
Email: elhollan1[at]

Elizabeth is a freshman at Tulane University majoring in Neuroscience and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and minoring in Philosophy and Japanese. Her interests include ethnobotany and conservation biology. She has a focus on classification and identification of native plants used in medicinal herbalism.