Anyelina Mangru

Anyelina Mangru

Anyelina Mangru is a junior at FIU pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies with a focus in Agri-Science and a Certificate in Agroecology. Since 2015, she has been interning at the USDA ARS Invasive Plant Research Laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, Florida as a part of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities National Internship Program. As an iCATCH scholar, Anyelina contributes to research centered around the Asian beetle, Lilioceris egena, as a biological control agent for invasive air potato (Dioscorea bulbifera L.) under the mentorship and supervision of Dr. Allen Dray. She plans to continue her education and eventually earn a master’s or doctorate degree within environmental science or an agriculture related field.