Meet Tara Stewart Merrill our new Post Doc

It's offical--Tara Stewart Merrill PhD from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will be joining the Johnson Laboratory in August! We are very excited to have Tara for a three year Post Doc where she will investigate how among-and-within- species variation in parasite competence affects the dynamic of infectious disease. Tara was awarded funding from the Life Sciences Research Foundation who's mission is to identify and fund exceptional young scientist at a critical juncture of their training. Stay tuned for more on Tara's projects!