Lily Simon, Muth Lab

Lily Simon (they/them) is a rising senior at Reed College in Portland Oregon, majoring in Environmental Studies with a focus in Biology. Originally from Chicago, they are familiar with and fascinated by urban ecosystems, and are interested in finding more sustainable ways to interact with the land. Lily currently works at the sustainability office at Reed, where they maintain and plan Reed’s community vegetable garden and pollinator garden. This summer, they will be working with the Muth lab, studying soil and duckweed microbiomes. In their free time, Lily likes to see music, read books, play the fiddle, and spend time outdoors.