Clayton Bellinger

aka Clay

Clay worked in the lab as an undergrad from Spring 2021 - Fall 2022. He keeps over 350 species of plants, many of which are featured on his instagram. He has a special interest in species that are uncommon or ethnobotanically significant. In the Wessinger Lab, he assisted with plant care, fieldwork, and benchwork. He likes to hike and he likes his pet fishes.

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Alice Norton

Alice worked in the lab as an undergrad from Spring 2022 - Fall 2022. She was a valued member of field expeditions and, in the lab, developed methods for quantifying variation in anthocyanin pigment production. In her free time she likes to run triathlons.

Nimue’ Shive

Nim worked in the lab as an undergrad from Fall 2020 - Spring 2022. In the Wessinger Lab, she helped with plant care and to map Penstemon species ranges. She enjoys hiking, art, and chocolate cake.

Ashley Hamilton

Ashley worked in the lab from Aug 2020 - Aug 2021 as a lab technician. In the Wessinger Lab, her primary project involved analyzing the geographic distribution of Penstemon species to try to understand the underlying ecogeographic trends of pollination divergence.