Crystal is a M.S. student at Warnell and joined the Villari lab in August of 2019; after working at the Jones Center at Ichauway as a lab technician in the entomology and microbiology lab. She graduated from Young Harris College in 2011 with a B.S. in biology. Currently she is studying long leaf pine system after major disturbance done by hurricane Michel. Specifically, the interactions of lower stem feeding beetles and their associated fungi by influences of management practices.

In her free time, Crystal enjoys playing golf, video games, spending time with friends, and enjoying craft beer.

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