Mary Lewis

Mary Lewis is a native of Fayetteville, NC and obtained her B.S. in Plant Biology from NCSU in 2012.  As an undergraduate she worked in Dr. Ignazio Carbone's lab, receiving two Undergraduate Research Awards and participating in summer REU programs at the University of Nebraska and Cornell. In the summer of 2012, Mary was a Global Plant Health Intern at NCSU and had the opportunity to visit Costa Rica to study the population biology of black sigatoka on banana and plantain.  She completed her M.Sc. under Drs. Carbone and Peter S. Ojiambo in 2014, focusing on biocontrol of Aspergillus flavus.