Jaimie joined the UW Department of Soil Science and The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies in 2010 to pursue a joint Master’s degree. Upon completion, she worked as a Research Specialist in Dr. Matt Ruark’s Agroecosystems Lab (Dept of Soil Science and UW-Extension) implementing agronomic cover crop research trials and exploring nutrient use efficiency in vegetable and row crop production. In 2018, she joined the Whitman lab, where she is exploring soil microbial diversity and bioinformatics. An east coast native, she received her BS in Environmental Science at Duke University.
Contact: jrwest [at] wisc [dot] edu