Megan Nibbelink

Megan Nibbelink

PhD Graduate Student
Haworth Hall

Research areas include plant evolution, plant anatomy, plant morphology, systematics, lycophytes, ferns. 

Advisor: Kelly Matsunaga

 

Publications: 

Nibbelink, Megan, Tomescu, Alexandru M. F. “Exploring zosterophyll relationships with a more complete sampling of character space: a focus on anatomy.” In prep.

Education: 

BS Botany, 2019, Humboldt State University

MS Biology, 2021, Humboldt State University

Grants: 

Botanical Society of America Bill Dahl Graduate Student Research Award (2021)

Humboldt State University Gregory Mark Jennings Award for Excellence in Botany Awards (2021)

Humboldt State University Milton J. Boyd Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award (2020)

Humboldt State University Master’s Student Grant (2020, 2021)

Botanical Society of America Vernon Cheadle Travel Grant (2019)

Teaching: 

Graduate Student Teaching Assistant - Humboldt State University: August 2019 – May 2021

Professional Presentations: 

Nibbelink, Megan, Tomescu, Alexandru M. F. “What does a broader sampling of character space reveal about zosterophyll relationships?” Botanical Society of America Virtual Conference. July 2021. (http://2021.botanyconference.org/engine/search/101.html)

Nibbelink, Megan, Tomescu, Alexandru M. F. “The impact of broader sampling of character space on zosterophyll relationships”. Progressive Paleontology Virtual Conference. June 2021. (https://www.palass.org/meetings-events/progressive-palaeontology/2021/pr...)

Nibbelink, Megan, Tomescu, Alexandru M. F. “Exploring zosterophyll relationships under a broader sampling of character space”. A Virtual Midcontinental Paleobotanical Colloquium. June 2021. (https://sites.google.com/berkeley.edu/mpc2021/abstracts?authuser=0)

Nibbelink, Megan, Tomescu, Alexandru M. F. “Exploring zosterophyll diversity in the Emsian (Early Devonian) permineralized assemblages of the Battery Point Formation (Québec, Canada)”. Botanical Society of America Conference, Tucson, AZ. July 2019. (https://2019.botanyconference.org/engine/search/index.php?func=detail&ai...)

Professional Societies: 

Botanical Society of America – Paleobotanical section

Geological Society of America

Paleontological Society

The Society of Systematic Biologists

American Fern Society