Lab Staff

jennyJennifer Carr, Master of Sustainable Development Practice
Lab Manager

Jennifer has worked for the Biosecurity Research & Extension lab since September 2014. Jennifer develops educational materials on invasive species for Protect U.S., the Sentinel Plant Network, and the National Plant Diagnostic Network. Additionally, Jennifer is the pest alert coordinator for the UF/IFAS Pest Alert blog. She also assists with graduate student research projects and overall management of the laboratory. Jennifer received her undergraduate degree in Wildlife Ecology & Conservation from the University of Florida in May, 2010 and received her Master's degree in Sustainable Development Practice from the Center for Latin American Studies at UF in 2012. Jennifer conducted her field practicum for her master's degree in Uaxactún, Guatemala where she surveyed community members and tourists regarding community-based tourism development in Tikal National Park. During 2013, Jennifer was the director of the Sarapiquí Conservation Learning Center in Costa Rica (SCLC) where she developed educational programs for local residents and international tourists. Jennifer has also assisted in various wildlife population studies involving the tag and release of Gulf Sturgeon in the Suwannee River, Leatherback sea turtles in Costa Rica, and reef sharks in Belize.



Undergraduate Student Lab Technicians

harryandalexAlex Fernandez and Harry Edwards

Alex and Harry are both undergraduate students at the University of Florida. They are roommates at the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity and sometimes they accidentally dress alike as seen in this photo. Alex is majoring in Biology with plans to go into nursing and Harry is majoring in Agricultural Communication.







remyRemy Powell

Remy is an undergraduate student at UF majoring in Public Health where he became interested in insects that vector diseases. Remy also likes fishing and he grew up in Orlando, FL. Remy's goal is to become a Biosecurity Guard one day.










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