Haley started working in the Wyatt lab in August of 2015. She is from Bainbridge, Ohio and currently a junior studying Applied Plant Biology. Haley is also in her third year of studying Chinese and is working towards a Global Leadership Certificate. Her current research is studying a specific gene and its role in plant gravitropism. She conducts her research using certain techniques such as DNA and RNA extraction, running PCR and gel electrophoresis. When Haley is not in the lab she enjoys hiking at Stroud’s Run, seeing foreign films and growing exotic tropical plants.