Ashley Wojciechowski

Doctoral aspirant
Primary office:
EEB, Haworth Hall


Summary

Adviser: Sara Baer
Research interests: Soil ecology, plant-soil-microbe interactions, nutrient dynamics, prairie restoration and conservation
Hometown: Downers Grove, IL


Education:

  • B.S. in Biology, North Central College
     

Presentations:

  • Wojciechowski, A., Sorrentino, S., and Weremijewicz, J. Mineral nutrient distribution within common mycorrhizal networks- interplant transfer or partitioning from the soil? Oral presentation at the North Central College Rall Symposium for Undergraduate Research. May 2019 (Naperville, IL).
  • Wojciechowski, A., Alvarez-Clare, S., Sanchez, A., Tenedor, M.A., Vincent, A., and Midgley, M.G. Nutrient concentrations of understory plant tissues in a chronically fertilized lowland tropical wet forest in Costa Rica. Oral presentation at the Midwestern Ecology and Evolution Conference. April 2019 (Terre Haute, IN).
  • Wojciechowski, A., and Weremijewicz, J. Big Bluestem growth responses to mycorrhizal fungi under a gradient of manganese soil fertility. Poster presentation at the North Central College Rall Symposium for Undergraduate Research. May 2018 (Naperville, IL).
  • Bae, J., Halverson, A., Wojciechowski, A., and Ruthig, G. Environmental detection of amphibian pathogens using quantitative PCR. Poster presentation at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research. April 2018 (Edmond, OK).
     

Minor Grants:

  • Wojciechowski, A. Extended Undergraduate Research Fellowship. The Center for Tree Science at the Morton Arboretum. Awarded $4,950. October 2019. Funded.
  • Wojciechowski, A. Richter Grant Undergraduate Fellowship. North Central College. Awarded $4,400. January 2018. Funded.
     

Awards and Fellowships:

  • Wojciechowski, A. Meghan Sweeney Award for High Academic Achievement and Campus Involvement. North Central College. May 2019.
  • Wojciechowski, A. Undergraduate Research Fellow I and II. The Center for Tree Science at the Morton Arboretum. June 2018 to May 2019.
  • Wojciechowski, A. Norman and Rose Lewis Endowed Scholarship. North Central College. Awarded $11,019. May 2018.

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