Ochana Otto

DoB High School Fellow, Tucson High Magnet School

Ochana worked with the Arnold lab while enrolled as a student at Tucson High Magnet School, where he studied science, poetry, and other topics. Through Margaret Wilch's Science Research Methods course he began his research in the 2010-2011 school year. He studied the effects of endohyphal bacteria and endophytes on plants' tolerance of environmental factors related to climate change. He presented his work in several regional and national venues, and is now an undergraduate at the University of Arizona.