Timothy Pegg earned B.S. degrees in Biology and Chemistry at Frostburg State University, and an M.S. in Botany at the University of Oklahoma. Tim is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Botany at Miami University of Ohio. His dissertation research focuses on histochemical responses to abiotic stress in Fabaceae. His current work involves enzyme "unmasking" and immunolabeling experiments investigating changes in primary cell wall polysaccharide composition during aerenchyma cavity expansion in legumes subjected to prolonged periods of flooding. Tim is also an active member of the Microscopy Society of America and a regular attendee of the annual Microscopy & Microanalysis conference. Tim has an interest in both light microscopy and amateur photography that has extended into his research - leading to the creation of with several award-winning confocal light microscopy images featured in the magazine Microscopy Today.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
4:00 PM – 4:02 PM EDT