October 19, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:00 PMUptown Campus
Hear from Tulane faculty about how they became a researcher in their field, the struggles they faced, what it means to be a researcher, and how you can join the research mission of the university as an undergraduate.
This month's speaker is Dr. Kathleen Ferris, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Dr. Kathleen Ferris studies the genetic and phenotypic basis of adaptation and speciation in a closely related group of wildflowers, the Mimulus guttatus species complex. Come learn about Dr. Ferrish and her pathway to becoming a prominent researcher in her field.