Jen Schlauch

Joined: Sep 16, 2016 Last Active: Oct 23, 2020

B.S Biology (Ecology Evolution Behavior) graduate from UT Austin, entomologist and birder. Research: gut microbiome of paper wasps (Polistes exclamans), Texas Pompilids (ID and imaging), desert bee diversity and floral interactions (at Sevilleta NWR (Chihuahuan), Joshua Tree National Park (Mojave)), ant parasitism and diversity (at the wonderful Brackenridge Field Laboratory in Austin).

CURRENTLY: UC Riverside Diez ecology lab (Mojave annual plants and shrub facilitation), also helping UC Riverside Ponisio lab insect collection, Joshua Tree insect collection.


Trying to gain a better understanding of what I don't know before going to grad school :) interested in symbioses (parasitism!), conservation, citizen science, and sci comm.

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