Biology: Biology Laboratory Manager
Clean Water Institute: Research Assistant
Special Interest: General biology, laboratory biosafety, vascular plant taxonomy, floristics, wetlands ecology.
Emily Bohlin joined Lycoming in 2014 as the laboratory manager for the Department of Biology. Her broad range of support for the department includes: preparing laboratory courses, training and supervising student lab assistants, maintaining instruments, equipment and chemical inventory, and implementing laboratory safety policies and OSHA standards.
She also maintains the animal research labs, greenhouse, cadaver lab, and the department’s 220 gallon coral reef aquarium in the Heim lobby as part of the Reef Conservation Society Tanks in Schools program.
Emily earned her M.S. in biological and environmental sciences from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Before joining Lycoming, she worked for five years in the environmental consulting industry as a botanist. She conducted rare plant surveys, natural community delineations, and environmental impact assessments for the USDA Forest Service in support of their land management activities throughout the Southeast.
She serves as a research assistant for the Clean Water Institute and is a PADI certified open water diver. When not working with students in the lab and field, she enjoys hiking, botanizing, and playing in a local soccer league.