Paige Margaret Hansen

Master's student
Primary office:
Higuchi, KBS


Summary

Advisor: Ben Sikes
Research interests: Microbial ecology, soils, microbial response to climate change
Hometown: Brookings, SD

 

Education:

  • Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, B.S., English minor, University of Kansas

Presentations:

  • Hansen, P. M., T. Semenova, and B. Sikes. 16th Annual Kansase IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) Symposium, Overland Park, KS, January 2018. Poster presentation.
  • Hansen, P. M., T. Semenova, and B. Sikes. Droplet Digital PCR reveals shifts in response to experimental fires in pine savannas. 8th Argonne Soil Metagenomics Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 2017. Oral contribution.
  • Hansen, P. M. and B. Sikes. Novel Methods of Determining the Effects of Soil Microbial Abundance on Fire Feedbacks. Central Region IDeA Conference, Sioux Falls, SD, June 2017. Poster presentation.

Awards:

  • Hansen, P. M. Madison and Lila Self Graduating Senior Fellowship. The University of Kansas. $10,000. 9 mo. 8/2018-5/2019.
  • Hansen, P. M. Kanses IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence Fellowship. The University of Kansas. $7,000. 8 mo. 1/2017-8/2017.
  • Hansen, P. M. Undergraduate Research Award. The University of Kansas. $1000. 1/2017.
  • Hansen, P. M. Undergraduate Biology Research Award. The University of Kansas. $1000. 1/2017.
  • Hansen, P. M. Honors Opportunity Award. The University of Kansas. $1000. 5/2016.
  • Hansen, P. M. Freeman Foundation Scholarship for East Asia Internships. $4000. 5/2016.
  • Hansen, P. M. Plains Area Director’s Research Scholarship. $1000. 5/2015.

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