Students

Chen, Huan
Cell & Molecular Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Brad Day
Research interests: Biology of host-pathogen interactions.
Chiu, Christina
Crop & Soil Scienceshome icon
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LabHideki Takahashi
Research interests: The effects of coumarins on rhizosphere composition and the mechanisms underlying their role in root uptake of iron in Arabidopsis and dry beans.
Cook, Ron
Biochemistry & Molecular Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Christoph Benning
Research interests: Plastid lipid metabolism and fatty acid transport.
Engelgau, Philip
Horticulturehome icon
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Lab: Randolph Beaudry
Research interests: Genomic and molecular factors which are responsible for desirable sensory traits in fruit such as taste, color and aroma.
Gomez, Lina
Biochemistry & Molecular Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Erich Grotewold
Research interests: New genes involved in biosynthesis and regulation of phenolic compounds in maize and Arabidopsis.
Gregory, Luke
Plant Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Berkley Walker
Research interests: Plant physiology, biophysics, and computational biology.
Hird, Krystina
Biochemistry & Molecular Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Doing rotations
Research interests: Bioenergy and biofuel industrial applications.
Jennings, Emily
Plant Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Katherine Osteryoung
Research interests: Understanding how chloroplast morphology is regulated in plants.
Jiang, Xiaotong
Plant Biologyhome icon
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LabJianping Hu
Research interests: The molecular mechanisms that plants use to resist environmental stresses.
Johnson, Leah
Cell & Molecular Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Gregg Howe
Research interests: Understanding how plant defense responses and metabolism are shifted after stress, through studying the jasmonate signaling pathway.
Kelly, Nathan
Horticulturehome icon
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Lab: Erik Runkle
Research interests: How light, specifically the color of light, alters plant growth and secondary metabolism.
Koenig, Amanda
Genetics & Genome Scienceshome icon
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Lab: Susanne Hoffmann-Benning
Research interests: Systemic lipid signaling and plant development in response to abiotic stress.
Lanier, Emily
Biochemistry & Molecular Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Bjoern Hamberger
Research interests: Using synthetic biology to harness production of plant metabolites as high value chemicals for industry and medicine.
Li, Pai
Plant Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Brad Day
Research interests: Plant immunity and the cytoskeleton.
Lotreck, Serena
Horticulturehome icon
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Lab: Shin-Han Shiu & Daniel Ducat
Research interests: Applying machine learning to problems in plant biology, as well as algal biofuels.
Parks, Hannah
Biochemistry & Molecular Biologyhome icon
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LabCornelius Barry
Research interests: Plant biochemistry; Plant evolution and metabolism.
Ritter, Eleanore
Plant Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Chad Niederhuth
Research interests: Epigenomics and genomics
Roggenkamp, Emily
Genetics & Genome Sciences home icon
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Lab: Martin Chilvers
Research interests: Pathogen infection and resistance mechanisms.
Schlecht, Nicholas
BioMolecular Science Gatewayhome icon
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Lab: Daniel Ducat
Research interests: Doing rotations to determine interests.
Smith, Kaila
Plant Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Robert VanBuren
Research interests: Plant responses to abiotic stress.
Susanto, Febri
Cell & Molecular Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Doing rotations
Research interests: Doing rotations to determine interests.
Young, Danielle
Plant Biologyhome icon
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Lab: Yair Shachar-Hill
Research interests: Isotopic labeling and physiological measurements to trace the fluxes of lipids in a model microalga under various growth conditions.