Hey y’all! I am Dr. Allie Igwe, an environmental microbiologist that studies the fundamental evolutionary mechanisms and ecological consequences of local adaptation in microorganisms.
Currently, I am an NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow working with Dr. Michelle Afkhami at the University of Miami exploring nitrogen-fixation and symbiosis between free-living microorganisms and non-legumes.
- Seminar at Iowa State UniversityThank you, Dr. Matt Hufford , for inviting me to present at the Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology/Ecology and Evolution Interdepartmental Program Seminar Series. I truly enjoyed my time interacting with the faculty and students and felt extremely welcomed.
- Check out my work with Science for Social Equity!I value community. As a microbial ecologists, I study the impact of microbial communities on plant development and I know how community composition and function can protect or expose a plant. The same is true for people in community –Continue reading “Check out my work with Science for Social Equity!”
- Seminar at Oklahoma State UniversityThank you, Dr. Eric LoPresti, for inviting me to share my research “at” Oklahoma State University. I appreciate the chance to talk about Plantago erecta and its potential as a model organism!