Jessie completed her BS in Biology at Western Colorado University in December 2016 with an emphasis in Environmental Biology & Ecology. She began her PhD at UNM in Fall 2018. Jessie is working on the fungal ecology of Piñon-Juniper Woodlands in New Mexico. She is broadly interested in the effects of climate change on plant-fungal interactions, particularly in forests.
Presentations & Publications
Marlenee, JF, DL Taylor, ME Litvak, WT Pockman. "Mycorrhizas and Host Tree Mortality in the Pinon-Juniper Woodland" Poster presentation at the International Conference on Mycorrhizae 10, Mérida, Mexico July 2019.