Mike Durham is a biological scientist at the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Florida (UF) in botany and weed science, respectively. Prior to his current position, Mike worked as a technician for the USDA-ARS in Raleigh, North Carolina, from 2001-2007. He moved to Gainesville in 2007 and started his career at UF as a biological scientist overseeing the pesticide program at the Plant Science Research and Education Center. From 2010 to 2021, he worked for the weed science group through the UF/IFAS Department of Agronomy, focusing mainly on weed control in agronomic crops, pastures, and industrial areas.