Chandra Jack

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Chandra Jack got her B.A in Biology at Rice University in 2005. She also received her PhD from Rice in Evolutionary Biology in the Strassmann-Queller lab where she studied cooperation, cheating, and kin recognition in the social amoeba, Dictyostelium discoideum.

She joined the Friesen lab in August 2014 as a BEACON Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow where she is interested in studying tripartite interactions between Medicago, rhizobia, and insects to better understand rapid evolution in invasive plants.