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Alexandra Vivelo

Academic Division: Math & Science

Bio

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Boston University
  • Biogeoscience Graduate Certificate, Boston University
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching Writing, Boston University
  • MS, California State University
  • MA, California State University
  • BA, Columbia College

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Vivelo, A., Bhatnagar, J.M. (2019). An evolutionary signal to fungal succession during plant litter decay. FEMS Microbiology Ecology.

Other

  • Vivelo, A. (2021). The patterns and drivers of fungal decomposer succession. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.

Presentations

  • Fast fungi and chitin cannibals: growth rate and enzymes help structure decomposer succession Vivelo, A. Biogeoscience Symposium, Boston, MA (2020)
  • The genomic signature to fungal decomposer succession Vivelo, A. MassMyco, Cambridge, MA (2018)
  • The genomic signature to fungal decomposer succession Vivelo, A. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA (2018)
  • Fungal succession during leaf litter decay has deep evolutionary roots: a meta-analysis Vivelo, A. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR (2017)
  • The fungal role in carbon cycling and climate Vivelo, A. Tiny Great Outdoors Festival, Somerville, MA (2017)
  • Meta-analysis of fungal succession during plant litter decay Vivelo, A. Microbiome Symposium, Boston, MA (2017)
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Professional Memberships

  • Mycological Society of America (2016 - 2021)
  • American Association of the Advancement of Science (2015 - 2021)