Chelsea Pretz

Chelsea Pretz- Master’s Student at University of Colorado at Boulder (2016-current), Harris-Stowe State University B.S (Biology)

Research Interest- My research interests are in phylogenetic systematics and evolution for economically important plant families. I am interested in how the mechanism of microevolution generates macroevolution patterns. I am passionate about cultivating relationships between people the natural world by engaging in community outreach.

Honors- BSA-PLANTS Program (mentee 2015)

BSA Service- Member since 2015

Genetic Society of America- “Trainee-organized symposia” grant recipient (2015)

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates- Missouri Botanical Garden 2014, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center 2015