University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

MEGAN POULETTE

Teaching Assistant, PhD Student

Megan PouletteContact me:
214 T.P. Cooper Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0073
Phone: (859) 257-2806
Email: mpoulette@gmail.com
Cirriculum Vita

Education:
BS, Molecular Biology, Grove City College, 2002
MS, Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, 2008
PhD, Biology, University of Kentucky, June 2005-Present

Academic Interests:
Forest ecology, soil science, soil microbiology, molecular ecology, GIS, and botany

Personal Interests:
Hiking, camping, climbing, gardening

Courses taught:
Principles of Biology I and II (Bio 151 and 153)
Introductory Ecology (Bio 325)

Professional Affiliation:
ESA
ASA-CSSA-SSSA
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

Advisors’ Names:
Mary Arthur and Philip Crowley

Recent Projects:
Conducting research to examine patterns of nutrient cycling, decomposition processes, and decomposer community structure that develop as a result of the arrangement of trees and invasive species.

Selected Publications
Pike, A.C., T.G. Mueller, B. Mijatovic, B.K. Koostra, M.M. Poulette, and R.M. Prewitt. Topographic Indices: Impact of data source. Soil Science. Accepted pending revisions, Spring 2006.