Visiting Scholar Dr. Jianqing Tian has returned home to China after a
two-year residency at Duke. She is a Research Associate at the State Key
Lab of Mycology at the Chinese Academy of Science Institute of
Microbiology in Beijing, where her research focuses on microbial
community structure in wetlands. Back home, she will continue to
collaborate with the Wetland Center on studying the effects of drought on
microbial population responses, carbon sequestration, and GHG losses in
coastal wetlands of the Southeastern United States.