MEET OUR IGC ALUMNI

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Dr. Benjamin Ahlswede

Post-doctoral researcher, University of Illinois at Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory

VT Alumni April 2021, Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation

Advisor: Dr. Quinn Thomas

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Dr. Gifty Anane-Taabeah

Professor, Department of Fisheries and Watershed Management at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

VT Alumni September 2018, Fish and Wildlife Conservation

Advisor: Dr. Emmanuel Frimpong

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Dr. Rachel Brooks

Forest Health Scientist, Washington State Department of Natural Resources

VT Alumni May 2020, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Drs. Scott Salom and Anton Baudoin

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Dr. Corinne “Cordie” Diggins

Post Doctoral Fellow, USGS Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

VT Alumni June 2016, Fish and Wildlife Conservation

Advisor: Dr. W. Mark Ford

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Dr. Stephen DeVilbiss

Post Doctoral Fellow, USDA-ARS National Sedimentation Lab

VT Alumni November 2020, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Dr. Brian Badgley and Dr. Meredith Steele

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Dr. Jonathan Doubek

Assistant Professor, Lake Superior State University School of Natural Resources and Environment

VT Alumni May 2018, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Cayelan Carey

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Dr. Angie Estrada

Director, Summit Municipal Park

VT Alumni November 2019, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Lisa Belden

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Dr. Tamara Fetters

 

VT Alumni August 2018, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Joel McGlothlin

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Dr. Becky Fletcher

Scientist, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

VT Alumni September 2019, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Jacob Barney

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Dr. Zach Gajewski

Postdoctoral Researcher, NC State University

VT Alumni August 2021, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Leah Johnson

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Dr. Heather Governor

Risk Assessor, EnSafe, Inc.

VT Alumni December 2017, Biological Systems Engineering

Advisors: Drs. Leigh-Anne Krometis and Cully Hession

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Dr. Bennett Grooms

 

VT Alumni June 2021, Fish and Wildlife Conservation

Advisor: Dr. Ashley Dayer

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Dr. Derek Hennen

Laboratory Assistant, Virginia Tech

VT Alumni April 2020, Entomology

Advisor: Dr. Paul Marek

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Dr. Jessica Hernandez

Postdoctoral Researcher, Vanderbilt University

VT Alumni July 2021, VT Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Ignacio Moore

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Dr. Sydney Hope

 

VT Alumni December 2019, Fish and Wildlife Conservation

Advisor: Dr. William Hopkins

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Dr. Cathy Jachowski

Assistant Professor, Clemson University, Forestry and Environmental Conservation

VT Alumni August 2016, VT Fish and Wildlife Conservation

Advisor: Dr. William Hopkins

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Dr. Vasiliy Lakoba

Director of Research, American Chestnut Foundation at Meadowview Research Farms

VT Alumni April 2021, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Jacob Barney

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Dr. Mary Lofton

 

VT Alumni June 2021, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Cayelan Carey

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Dr. Cristina Marcillo

Interdisciplinary Scientist / Environmental Engineer, US Environmental Protection Agency

VT Alumni March 2020, Biological Systems Engineering

Advisor: Dr. Leigh-Anne Krometis

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Dr. Ryan McClure

Post Doctoral Fellow, Virginia Tech

VT Alumni August 2020, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Cayelan Carey

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Dr. Daniel Medina

Post Doctoral Fellow, Amphibian Natural History Laboratory of the University of Campinas, Brazil

VT Alumni July 2018, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Lisa Belden

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Dr. Ernie Osburn

 

VT Alumni March 2021, VT Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Jeb Barrett

Max Ragozzino & Dr. Scott Salom, Graduate Research Project, Entomology

Dr. Max Ragozzino

Biological Control Entomologist, Oregon Department of Agriculture

VT Alumni May 2020, Department of Entomology

Advisor: Dr. Scott Salom

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Dr. Laura Schoenle

Assistant Director, Office of Undergraduate Biology, Cornell University

VT Alumni May 2017, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Ignacio Moore

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Dr. Brandon Semel

Biologist, Minnesota Fish & Wildlife Service

VT Alumni February 2021, Fish and Wildlife Conservation

Advisor: Dr. Sarah Karpanty

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Dr. Tony Timpano

Post Doctoral Fellow, Virginia Tech

VT Alumni August 2017, Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation

Advisors: Drs. Stephen Schoenholtz and Carl Zipper

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Dr. Ben Vernasco

Post Doctoral Fellow, Washington State University

VT Alumni August 2019, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Ignacio Moore

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Dr. Suwei Wang

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Population Health Sciences at Duke School of Medicine

VT Alumni April 2021, Population Health Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Julia Gohlke

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Dr. Nicole Ward

Postdoctoral Science-Policy Fellow, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

VT Alumni April 2021, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Cayelan Carey

Carl Wepking, Executive Director of the Global Soil Biodiversity Inititative, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University, September 12, 2018

Dr. Carl Wepking

Research Scientist & Grassland 2.0 Program Coordinator, University of Wisconsin-Madison

VT Alumni August 2018, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Michael Strickland

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Dr. Maya Wilson

 

VT Alumni November 2019, Biological Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Jeff Walters

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Dr. Lauren Wind

 

VT Alumni December 2020, Biological Systems Engineering

Advisor: Dr. Leigh-Anne Krometis