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Camille Wagstaff



Agricultural Researcher

Molecular Plant Scientist
Washington State University; Pullman, WA
- Entomology; Dr. David Crowder

January 2021 - Present

Extract RNA/DNA from plant and insect samples, perform PCR, and detect pathogens; specifically BLTVA in potatoes. Identify Bombus species.

Biological Science Technician Aide
United States Department of Agriculture - 
Agricultural Research Services (USDA-ARS)
-Cool Season Food Legume; Dr. Clare Coyne

April 2020 - March 2021

Regenerated cool-season food legumes for the U.S. National Germplasm System. Collected legume characteristic data including wild type and hybrids. Treated seeds with pesticides and fungicides, germinated seeds in the laboratory, and planted for multi-phase research projects; beginning with experimental design, plant regeneration, and extraction/analysis of data for DNA mapping and sequencing, with focus on pea protein.

Crop Science Horticultural Worker
Washington State University; Pullman, WA
- Potato; Dr. Mark Pavek
January-May 2020

Set up and cleaned laboratory area. Assisted in the preparation, cutting, and weighing of potato seed. Properly maintained and stored potatoes. Helped prepare field equipment and data.

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Pest management and crop consulting specializing in promoting biological control in Cannabis crops



SUOT; Burlington, WA
Well Fed Farms; Skagit Valley, WA
Sawtooth Hotel; Stanley, ID
Wagmor Farm; Nampa, ID

Seasonally 2015 - 2019

Helped maintain garden beds, assisted in construction projects(fencing), and care for an array of plants(pruning, composting, weeding, watering).
SUOT farm specalizes in H├╝gelkultur and uses humanure.

Treasure Valley CBD; Ontario, OR


Grew hemp on 100 acres. 


White Water Guide/Warehouse Woman

The River Company; Stanley, ID
Whitecloud Rafting; Stanley, ID
Alpine Adventures; Gold Bar, WA
Hughes River Expeditions; Cambridge, ID

Seasonally 2014-2018

Responsible for the safety and entertainment of guests while rafting down various rivers; including the Salmon, Hells Canyon, Skagit, Sauk, Wenatchee, and Skykomish. Set up and took down tents and camps for guests and fellow co-workers. Prepared meals. Cleaned, repaired, and organized warehouses and gear; including boats/rafts, camping, cooking, and rafting gear. 


Greenhouse Specialist

Zamzows; Boise, ID


Cared for a wide range of plant and animal species. Made displays and signs for greenhouse inventory. Assisted customers with gardening questions, diagnostics, and aided in sales. Stocked and priced items. Operated and counted tills.  


Assistant Manager - LMK Inc.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

LMK Incorporated; Pullman, WA
Regency: Columbia Village Assisted Living; Boise, ID
Ashley Manor Memory Care; Pocatello, ID

Winter 2020 (WA), 2011-2012 (ID)

Assisted residents with activities of daily living (ADLs). Charted ADLs. Monitored residents. Took and recorded vitals. Administered and ordered medications. Prepared and served meals. Cleaned facilities. Managed and edited paperwork, medical appointments, finances, and transportation for clients. Assisted with scheduling of staff.