The following individuals have been involved in the development and activities of the CSB/SJU Pollen Center. For more details, read about our brief history.
Brian is a Biology major Philosophy minor at Saint John's University. This summer, in addition to his research on airborne pollen and mold trends, he will be leading a study on pigment composition of Smooth Sumac (Rhus Glabra) over the course of the summer, as well researching the ecological effects of invasive worm populations on the surrounding flora.
Mark is a Biology major Philosophy minor at Saint John's University. This summer, in addition to his research on airborne pollen and mold trends, he will be studying pigment composition in Sumac over the course of the summer, as well as leading a study on the effects of invasive worm populations, specifically the density of worms in relation to plant species diversity.
Sarah is a junior Natural Science major and Environmental Studies minor at the College of St. Benedict. Last summer, in addition to her research on airborne pollen and spore trends, she conducted research with Dr. Saupe on the phenomenon of anhydrobiosis in Marasmus mushrooms.
Professor & Herbarium Curator
College of St. Benedict|Saint John's University
Collegeville, MN 56321
(320) 363-2783; (320) 363-3202 (fax)
Research interests: Studies of the secondary metabolism in plants and fungi, especially the phenomenon of cyanogenesis, and floristic studies of plants and fungi.
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