Contributor since Fall 2015

Grace Pold

PhD Candidate in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Grace Pold

Research Area: Soil Microbial Ecology

I am currently a PhD student studying the effect that climate change has on the ways in which microbes process plant litter and soil carbon. Billions of individuals and tens of thousands of bacterial “species” may exist in a teaspoonful of soil, so learning about these complex communities can be challenging, to say the least!