Lauren defends her Masters!

Lauren Trotta successfully defended her Master’s Thesis today! Hers is the first degree earned in the Sessa lab, for her thesis titled: Phylogenetic signal to invasion and rarity in Florida’s imperiled Pine Rockland flora. She is co-advised by Ben Baiser in UF’s WEC department, and her work is part of our collaborative research on Florida’s Pine Rocklands. Awesome job Lauren!