Klara Scharnagl

Klara Scharnagl

Major/Education Background: MSc Earth and Environment/Agroecology 2013
BA University of Chicago/History and Philosophy of Science 2010

Research Interests: Mycology, particularly the study of the mechanisms of fungal symbioses and their ecological implications. Current thesis work on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in south Florida pine rocklands; their community composition, their interactions with legume hosts and rhizobial co-symbionts, and their ability to assist plant hosts with salt stress tolerance.