Allison K. Walker, Ph.D.


2012 Ph.D. Coastal Sciences, Mycology, The University of Southern Mississippi

Marine Fungi of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Barrier Island Beaches: Biodiversity and Sampling Strategy

2007 M.S. Coastal Sciences, Mycology, The University of Southern Mississippi

Assessment of Fungal Diversity of Gulf Coast Saltmarshes and Seagrass Beds using Morphological, Molecular and Biochemical Methods.

2003 Hon. B.Sc. Botany, The University of Toronto

Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Scientist October 2012-July 2014                                                                                                                                                    Department of Chemistry, Carleton University/Biodiversity (Mycology and Microbiology), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa     Prof. J. David Miller (Carleton University), Dr. Keith A. Seifert, Research Scientist (AAFC), Co-supervisors

Graduate Research Assistant (August 2005-Sept 2012)                                                                                                                                                  Department of Coastal Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, MS, USA Jinx Campbell, Ph.D. Marine Mycologist; D. Jay Grimes, Ph.D. Marine Microbiologist

Visiting Scientist (September 2004-July 2005)                                                                                                                                                    USDA-ARS Systematic Mycology and Botany Laboratory, Beltsville MD, USA M. Catherine Aime, Ph.D. Research Scientist