Dr. Lauren Ruane, Assistant Professor

PhD Harvard University
BS   Tufts University

Office: Forbes Hall 1016
Phone: (757) 594-0838
Email: lauren.ruane@cnu.edu

Teaching Areas

BIOL 111: Plants and People

BIOL 213: Principles of Biology III

BIOL 395: Island Biology and Experimental Design

BIOL 496: Sustainable Agriculture Internship (service-learning at a local farm)

Biology of Plants and Fungi

Research Interests

  • Plant evolutionary ecology
  • Local adaptation of plants to extreme environments
  • Conservation biology of plants
  • Relationship between plants and mycorrhizal fungi
Dr. Lauren Ruane