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Lab Members

PhD/MS Students

Madeline Malmfeldt

April 25, 2020 12:03 PM
Madeleine Malmfeldt is a Master’s student in Environmental Science from Cumming, Georgia. Read Full Story

Madeline McLaughlin

April 02, 2020 08:57 PM
Madeline McLaughlin is a Master’s student in Environmental Science from Houston, Texas. Read Full Story

Sam Bratsman

February 28, 2020 08:31 AM
Sam Bratsman is an M.S. student working on eutrophication in Utah Lake and the effects of climate change in the Abbott and Aanderud labs. Read Full Story

Undergraduate Students

Jansen Nipko

December 13, 2022 04:49 PM
Jansen Nipko is from West Jordan Utah and is an engaged student in the Environmental Science and Sustainability major. Since his freshman year at BYU, he has been working in the Aanderud lab, involved in projects with CoVid tracing in campus wastewater and microbial DNA extraction/analysis of arctic soil samples. He has spent the last two summers working under Dr. Ben Abbott in the frozen tundra of Northern Alaska doing research on Arctic river systems and photo-biodegradability of Arctic river carbon. Jansen loves backcountry skiing, singing to Broadway tunes, climbing, and watching rom-coms.

Elizabeth McLaughlin

April 25, 2020 12:05 PM
Elizabeth McLaughlin is an undergraduate student studying Bioinformatics.

Sierra Curtis Nichols

April 02, 2020 08:59 PM
Sierra Curtis Nichols is a junior studying environmental science from Midway, UT.

Jonathan Daniels

April 02, 2020 08:53 PM
Jonathan Daniels is a senior studying Microbiology.