School: Whitman College in Washington
Faculty Advisor: Maria Harrison
Julie is currently a junior at Whitman College in Washington. During this past summer in the Harrison lab, Julie worked with her mentor Karen Gomez on differential gene expression in Medicago truncatula mutant and wildtype colonized by Gigaspora gigantea. While in the Harrison lab, Julie used common molecular biology techniques such as RT-PCR, cryosectioning, and RNA extraction.