Weitz Group @ Georgia Tech Theoretical Ecology and Quantitative Biology



Dr. Olga Symonova joins the group

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Dr. Olga Symonova joined the Weitz group as a postdoctoral researcher. Olga received her BS and MS in Ukraine and her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Trento, Italy. Her PhD research was focused on the description and retrieval of 3D models. Here at Georgia Tech, Olga will work on characterizing the shape and structure of root networks as part of a newly awarded NSF grant, "GEPR: Genome wide analysis of root traits",with Philip Benfey (Duke University) and other collaborators at Duke, NC State, Cornell, and Penn State.