Ellen Kainer is an Environmental Scientist with GSI Environmental Inc. (GSI) in Houston, Texas. She recently received her BS in Bioenvironmental Sciences from Texas A&M University in 2021. Ms. Kainer has three years of undergraduate research experience studying fluorescence microscopy and fungal cell biology using a confocal laser scanning microscope. Since joining GSI in 2021, Ms. Kainer has provided support to litigation projects and has participated in a variety of groundwater sampling events of industrial facilities.