Prof. Doty is committed to
outreach locally, nationally, and internationally.
Doty is currently working with students in two Advanced Placement Environmental Sciences classes at the American Canyon High School in Vallejo, California. She is providing guidance in their live oak restoration project and on increasing carbon sequestration with willows.
Doty has used webinars, short films, and press releases to reach out to a wider audience to spread knowledge of the importance of the plant microbiome. Here are a few examples:
Doty provides workshops at the annual ASUW
Expanding Your Horizons conferences for encouraging high school girls
to enter the fields of science and engineering.
Doty also participates in the Paws on
Science days at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle that teaches
thousands of people about University of Washington research.
Doty is part of the executive team of the
International Poplar Commission (IPC) of the United Nations with the
goal of supporting rural livelihoods through environmental applications
of poplar and willow.
Doty is also a member of the International Symbiosis
Society (ISS), the aim of which is to disseminate information to the
public about symbiotic interactions. She has served as the Vice President of the ISS since 2015.
Many of the endophyte strains that promote agricultural growth
and pollutant detoxification have been licensed to Intrinsyx and are made available through contacting Dr. John Freeman (email@example.com).