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Career Spotlight: Research Technician

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Chris Wong is a research technician in the labs of Todd Dawson and David Ackerly at University of California Berkeley Department of Integrative Biology. Chris has worked on a variety of research projects involving how redwoods, sequoias and other trees function. He is currently working on a research project in the Angelo Reserve in Mendocino County, California. This project examines how parts of the ecosystem at the Angelo Reserve work together. Chris's work, which involves climbing trees, installing equipment, and collecting and analyzing samples, helps inform how trees might respond to changes in climate.

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