Michelle Zambrano| | University of Illinois
Michelle Zambrano is a research technician at the University of Illinois. Her research focuses on investigating a novel soybean gene and its role in contributing to leaf shape and investigating a specialized cell layer in soybean and how it may affect yield. For the RIPE project, Michelle will be assisting with experiments in the lab and field related to optimizing canopies in Lisa Ainsworth's lab. Michelle earned her bachelor's degree in biological sciences at Cornell University.