Research Interns

Research Interns

Our research interns, primarily undergraduate students and recent graduates, gain valuable experience working in a research environment while working closely under the direction of our research scientists, including the Friedman Lab, Hopkins Lab, Wolkovich Lab and Putnam Fellows. Our DaRin Butz Interns conduct research for 10 weeks in the summer as part of the DaRin Butz  Foundation Research Internship Program at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.

Andrea Brown

Andrea Brown

Undergraduate Student, Harvard University

Andrea Brown is an undergraduate from Harvard University working in the Hopkins Lab on the interplay between hybridization and speciation in perennial Phlox.

Melissa Drake

Melissa Drake

Undergraduate Student, Harvard University

Melissa Drake is an undergraduate at Harvard University working in the Hopkins Lab and concentrating in Integrative Biology..

Nathan Oalican

Nathan Oalican

Undergraduate Student, Harvard University

Nathan Oalican is an undergraduate at Harvard University with an interest in Integrative Biology. In the Friedman Lab, he is researching the photosynthetic properties of Juglandaceae leaf structures to better understand the function of the family’s diversity of overwintering buds.