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Megan Gable Patel

Research Interest

Genome association studies, Sphagnum population genetics, Microbe interactions, Evolutionary ecology, Nitrogen use efficiency, Plant biology

Faculty Advisor(s)

Bailey lab and in the Biosciences Division (Plant Systems Biology Group) at ORNL with David Weston


My research investigates a Sphagnum-diazotroph symbiosis. I will be looking into a quantitative trait loci analysis to understand how Sphagnum host genetic variation contributes to diazotroph colonization and function.

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