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Callie Chappell

Callie Chappell

Callie Chappell

Biology

Callie is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biology at Stanford. In the community ecology lab of Tadashi Fukami, she studies how genetic variation influences ecology and evolution in the wild. With a background in bioengineering, she is interested in the conservation and policy impacts of gene editing wild organisms. In addition to her research, Callie leads several organizations that communicate science to the public. These include Stanford student organizations STAR (Science Teaching through Art), SSPG (Stanford Science Policy Group), and she is the president of the American Society of Naturalists’ graduate student council. Callie received a joint B.S. and M.S. from the University of Michigan. She is currently supported by a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and a Stanford Graduate Fellowship.