Hannah completed her PhD in Plant Biology at Cornell University (USA) in the lab of Dr Margaret Frank. Her dissertation focused on the genetics, biophysics, and physiology of graft compatibility in the nightshade family.
She is now a post-doctoral scientist in Christine Faulkner’s group, exploring mobile signals that prime and defend plants from stressors and pathogens.
Hannah also has a passion for science outreach and policy. More about her experiences can be found on her website: www.HannahRaeThomas.com