Sean Swift

Graduate Student

 

Sean is an NSF Graduate Research Fellow working with fungi that live symbiotically within the leaves of the native Hawaiian plant genus Scaevola, a relatively small genus for which the evolutionary history and geographic distribution have been well characterized. Looking at how endophytic fungal communities differ between Scaevola species and across different habitats will allow for greater insight into the evolution of these potentially vital plant/fungi relationships. [read more]