Rebecca Kimmelfield

Rebecca graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS in Environmental Science in 2013. Prior to joining the TPSGP, Rebecca worked as an undergraduate research assistant in the lab of CAPS member Dr. Ana Alonso. Since joining the Taylor Laboratory, Rebecca's research has focused on developing Pseudomonas spp. isolates biological control agents of nematodes (C. elegans and Heterodera glycines). During the summer of 2016, Rebecca worked at 3Bar as a research and development intern, where she focused on the commercialization of biological control products. 



BS, Environmental Science, The Ohio State University (2013)

Research Interests

  • plant metabolism
  • plant genetics
  • soil science

Current Status in TPS

Faculty Mentor: Chris Taylor

First Year Rotations

1. Tom Mitchell
2. Chris Taylor


3 Bar

International Collaborations

Visiting Scholar, February-March 2018, International Laboratory of Plant Neurobiology, Italy