Laura Jones is an NSF graduate research fellow and PhD candidate in the Ecology Program, and is co-advised by Drs. Margarita López-Uribe and Rudolf Schilder. She obtained her B.S. in Biology with a minor in Environmental Studies from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA (USA) in 2018. At Penn State, Laura’s research integrates principles from disease ecology and insect physiology to study host-pathogen dynamics in pollinator communities that rely on agroecosystems here in North America, as well as how disease pressure and climate may impact the thermal tolerance of solitary bees. 

To learn more about her work, click here. Also, check out this video.

Email: ljj33@psu.edu 

Twitter: @LauraJonesEco

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