Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

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Elizabeth A. Esser
University of Georgia
Environment

Elizabeth is a junior studying genetics and ecology at the University of Georgia (UGA). She aspires to become a government researcher who increases the ways genetic techniques are used in conservation efforts, with a focus on management of invasive and endangered species. As the president and founder of Invasive Species at UGA, Elizabeth organizes local invasive species removal events and helps students learn about the impacts of invasive species. Elizabeth’s research, including a project modeling larval dispersal and one studying lizard limb development, integrates genetics and ecology to develop better methods to study natural populations. In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys hiking and gardening.

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Janae C. Bonnell California
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Elizabeth A. Esser Wisconsin
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Madison L. Hodges Indiana
Mackenzie L. Jahnke Hawaii
Olivia E. Jakabosky California
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