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Kelly McCrum

Graduate Student
C322 Davison Life Sciences, 3505 Miller Plant Sciences
Research Interests:

My research interests include how plant and microbial communities are adapting to changing climatic conditions. Studying plant-soil feedbacks may provide information on the resiliency of ecosystems, and help us better protect threatened plant populations and communities.

Selected Publications:

Holmstrom, S.R., Wijayatunge, R., McCrum, K., Mgbemena, V.E., Ross, T.S. (2019) “Functional Interaction of BRCA1 and CREBBP in Murine Hematopoeisis.” iScience, 19. 809-820.


2019 Admission to the PhD Program in the Plant Biology Department at the University of Georgia.

2015 B.S. in Biology, B.A. in Theatre Studies at Duke University, Graduation with Highest Distinction

Of note:

Fellow in the Georgia Research Education Award Traineeship (GREAT) Program

Articles Featuring Kelly McCrum

Kelly McCrum, a graduate student co-advised by Jill Anderson and Anny Chung and Philip Bentz, a graduate student advised by Jim Leebens-Mack were awarded by The Society for the Study of Evolution. Congratulations! These grants are part of the…

Major Professor

Jill Anderson

Courtesy Faculty in Plant Biology

Y. Anny Chung

Haines Family Associate Professor of Plant Ecology

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