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Members of the Abbott Lab
PhD/MS Students
February 27, 2020 03:29 PM
Sara Sayedi is a Ph.D. student working on combining expert opinions to assess risk of dangerous change in Earth systems (permafrost collapse, global wildfire, and water security). Read More
August 28, 2020 10:50 AM
Qiwen Zhang is a Ph.D. student working on using Arctic river networks as multi-scale sensors to reveal terrestrial and aquatic signals of ecosystem change. Read More
March 14, 2020 12:44 PM
Brian Brown is a Master’s Student in Environmental Science. His undergraduate degree (BYU ‘19) was in Bioinformatics with a minor in Computer Science. Read More
September 02, 2020 03:45 PM
Adam Norris is an M.S student studying soil fire responses and nutrient cycling following the Mt. Nebo Megafire of 2018. Read More
February 28, 2020 08:46 AM
Leslie Lange is an Environmental Science MS student from Modesto,
California. She is studying different approaches to increasing science
literacy in the public and reducing waterborne pathogens. Read More
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 More
February 28, 2020 08:48 AM
Isabella Errigo is an M.S. student studying the effects of wildfire on aquatic biodiversity in the Frandsen and Abbott labs. She is interested in the interactions between human policy and ecosystem sustainability. Read More
Undergraduate Students
March 14, 2020 12:51 PM
Mitchell Greenhalgh is a senior studying environmental science and statistics. He in the senior lab manager in the Abbott Lab. He has experience in R and ArcGIS and introductory experience in Python, SAS, and SQL.
March 14, 2020 12:48 PM
Mary Proteau is an undergraduate student majoring in Environmental Science from Connecticut. She is the junior lab manager in the Abbott Lab.
March 14, 2020 12:21 PM
Abigail Banks is an undergraduate in Environmental Science from Salt Lake City, Utah.
September 11, 2020 12:01 PM
Sarah is a first year undergraduate at BYU interested in the connections between environmental health and human health.
March 14, 2020 12:49 PM
Rya Clifton is studying statistics with the goal of becoming a data scientist.
September 29, 2020 12:31 PM
Jacob Gudmundsen is an undergraduate student majoring in Economics and minoring in Environmental Science. He has a strong passion for connecting the interests of economic growth with environmental stewardship.
March 14, 2020 12:45 PM
Brynn Hoggan is an undergraduate studying Environmental Science and Spanish.
October 01, 2020 04:34 PM
Brigham Jewkes is an undergraduate Biology student with aspirations of becoming a dentist and an advocate for environmental health.
March 14, 2020 12:29 PM
Marina Merritt is an undergraduate student in Chemical Engineering.
March 14, 2020 12:41 PM
Haley Moon is an undergraduate in Environmental Science.
March 14, 2020 12:54 PM
Isaac Parrish is a Junior from Salem, Utah studying Exercise Science and Gerontology.
August 31, 2020 10:20 AM
Heather is an Environmental Science major in BYU's Department of Plant and Wildlife Science. She has a strong desire to enhance environmental stewardship, personal accountability, and the application of science and technology.
March 14, 2020 12:47 PM
Emilee Severe is an undergraduate student studying Environmental Science from Idaho.
September 09, 2020 04:54 PM
Carson Thompson is an undergraduate student from eastern Washington studying Environmental Science. He is currently leading a research project investigating how sustainable agriculture incentive programs in Utah can be made more effective.
February 28, 2020 08:58 AM
Zak Webber is from Payson, Utah and is a senior studying Molecular Biology at BYU.
Past Students
Madeline Buhman is studying Environmental Science and English, and loves the intersection of people and the environment.
Trevor Crandall was a master's student working on water quality in the western US.
Rebecca Frei is a Seattle native studying Environmental Science and International Development, currently working on projects studying Arctic permafrost degradation and headwater catchment resilience.
Jansen Howe is an undergraduate student in Environmental Science from Ephraim, UT.
Was an undergrad in the Abbott lab from Los Angeles. She is currently a student at UC Davis, where she studies water security and chemistry.
Andrew Luymes is from Pasadena, California and is studying Environmental Science with a minor in International Strategy and Diplomacy.
Leika Patch (pronounced lake- uh) is an undergraduate at BYU studying Environmental Science, and minoring in Philosophy.
Liz Peterson is from Cedar Hills, Utah. She studies Environmental Science and is pursuing a minor in creative writing.
Makaylee Roylance is an undergraduate in biophysics.
Rhetta Shoemaker received a thorough education of the natural world while growing up in rural New Mexico.
Allie Tuttle Asay is an undergraduate in Environmental Science from Alpine, Utah.
Camila Vargas is from Bogotá, Colombia and has worked on soil analysis from areas occupied by the Mayas in Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize.
Rachel Watts is an undergraduate in Environmental Science, born and raised in Houston, Texas.
Derrek Wilson is a senior from Utah studying Environmental Science.