Marie Encarnacion is an Entomologist at AgBiome. She graduated from North Carolina State University in 2013 with a degree in Zoology. After graduation, she worked in the Entomology department of NCSU where she reared and conducted research on tobacco budworm. She then went on to work at Syngenta and BASF, assisting with assays on various agricultural pests. When she’s not working with bugs in the lab, Marie enjoys playing her dog, doing arts and crafts, and hiking in the woods.