Emily graduated from Montana State University in 2016, earning a B.S. in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Conservation Ecology & Biology and minor in Statistics. While in school, she spent time at MPG Ranch capturing and monitoring painted turtles.
After finishing her degree, Emily worked as a microbiology intern at MPG where she prepared samples for DNA sequencing and cultured fungi from plant tissue. Upon completing her internship, Emily transitioned into her current role as a laboratory technician where she assists with projects relating to plant-fungal interactions, natural history, and light microscopy.
Outside of work, Emily enjoys reading, fishing, and riding her horses across Montana’s beautiful landscape.