Topic: Insect Associated fungi, inside and out, past and present.
A survey of old and new research and societal impacts of arthropod associated fungi, with an emphasis on ectoparasites and cordyceps-like fungi.
Who: Alisha Quandt
Dr. Quandt’s research seeks to understand the evolution of fungal host and ecological transitions. She received her B.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of South Carolina, and her Ph.D. at Oregon State University from the Botany and Plant Pathology Department. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan, she began her own lab in 2018 studying all aspects of fungal biology in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department at the University of Colorado Boulder
Where: Sturm Auditorium, Denver Botanic Gardens
When: 7:00PM -9:00PM