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Nikki Forrester


I recently earned a PhD in ecology and evolutionary biology from the University of Pittsburgh. My dissertation explored how alfalfa plants interact with beneficial bacteria. I currently live in the mountains of West Virginia where I publish Highland Outdoors, an independent outdoor adventure magazine. When I'm not at my computer, you can find me biking, skiing, or botanizing on long hikes. I am thrilled to join the St. Louis Post-Dispatch this summer! 


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Nikki Forrester

University of Pittsburgh

Fellowship Sponsor: American Society of Plant Biologists

Fellowship Host: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch