Sophie Breitbart

Sophie Breitbart is a PhD student studying how urbanization affects gene flow in common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca), the host plant of the Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus). Her research aims to inform the construction of sustainable cities that also function as resilient ecosystems for flora and fauna.

In her spare time, Sophie enjoys exploring Toronto, playing ukulele, listening to live music, and marvelling at nature.

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