Chris Wong is a research technician in the labs of Todd Dawson and David Ackerly at University of California Berkeley Department of Integrative Biology. Chris has worked on a variety of research projects involving how redwoods, sequoias and other trees function. He is currently working on a research project in the Angelo Reserve in Mendocino County, California. This project examines how parts of the ecosystem at the Angelo Reserve work together. Chris’s work, which involves climbing trees, installing equipment, and collecting and analyzing samples, helps inform how trees might respond to changes in climate.


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Career Spotlight: Research Technician 18 December,2015Lauren Farrar

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Lauren Farrar

Lauren has a background in biology, education, and filmmaking. She has had the privilege to work on a diverse array of educational endeavors and is currently a producer for KQED Learning's YouTube series Above the Noise. Lauren's career has taken her to the deepest parts of the ocean to film deep sea hydrothermal vents for classroom webcasts, into the pool to film synchronized swimmers to teach about the pH scale, and on roller coasters to create a video about activation energy. And, she’s done it all for the sake of education. Lauren loves communicating science! Follow her on twitter @LFarrarAtWork

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