PhD Student
B.S (2011) Kennesaw State University
M.S. (2014) Georgia Southern University
Selected Publications: 

MacTavish, R., Cohen, R.A. in review. Water column ammonium concentration and salinity influence nitrogen uptake and growth of Spartina alterniflora. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.

MacTavish, R., Cohen, R.A. 2014. A simple, in expensive, and field-relevant microcosm tidal simulator for use in marsh macrophyte studies. Applications in Plant Sciences. Nov. 2 (11) apps. 1400058.

Research Interests Detail: 

I am interested inĀ plant adaptation to environmental change relating to the biogeochemical cycling of minerals. I plan to examine the genetic and environmental determinates of mineral acquisition and allocation in plants.