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Baschieri, Rachel
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I am interested in studying gene expression and hormone and metabolite translocation during panicle development of the determinate grass species, Sorghum bicolor. I will employ transcriptomics, metabolomics, and computational prediction and modeling methods to understand the genes and...


Botany, Horticultural Sciences

Bates, Taylor
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Bippus, Alexander
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Borland, Theodora
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Bright, Zachary
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Brown, Matthew
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Brunner, Rachel
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Burk, Rene
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Carleson, Nicholas
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Carson, Adam
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Chatfield, Marcus
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Daniels, Hazel
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Delventhal, Kayla
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Di Bello, Patrick
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Gannon, Dustin
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Gervers, Kyle
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Gonen, Lilah
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Gould, Russell
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Heitmann, Sabrina
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Jefferson, Tanner
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Kovasi, Adrienne
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Kral, George
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Kumbhakar, Ishika
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Lenz, Ryan
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Liu, Jiang
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Lowder, Sarah
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My projects involve developing rapid sampling techniques to monitor fungicide resistance in Erysiphe necator, the causal agent of grape powdery mildew, and using those methodologies to investigate trends in the frequency of resistance alleles on a much larger scale than previously...


Ph.D.: Plant Pathology

McMurtrey, Shawn
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Mortimer, Sebastian
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My interests are botany, systematics, and molecular evolution.


Neat, Abigail
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Newbold, Chelsea
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I am currently working on the potential fitness costs of QoI (FRAC 11) fungicidal resistance in the grape powdery mildew pathogen, Erysiphe necator. The goal of this work is to determine if there are fitness costs in QoI resistant E. necator, what the fitness costs are, and...


MS: Plant Pathology

O Malley, Megan
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Pina Paez, Carolina
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Rogan, Conner
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Romero Jimenez, Maria Jose
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I am currently isolating foliar fungal epiphytes and endophytes from Populus trichocarpa. Previously, I studied the ecology of root associated dark septate endophyte of the Darksidea genus and the description of a novel Darksidea lineage. I am also interested in...


Mycology, Plant Pathology

Ross, Cameron
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Ruggiero, Diana
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Sacher, Gabriel
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Soule, Michelle
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Trautman, Ian
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Wong, Alexander
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Improving characterization and integrative pest management practices to mitigate fungicide resistance in grape Powdery Mildew and Botrytis.​​​​Development of high throughput assay to rapidly characterize fungicide resistance phenotypes to multiple fungicide classes. The use of UV-C light as a...


PhD: Plant Pathology

Wram, Catherine
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Understanding how nematicides impact plant parasitic nematode biology and gene expression 


PhD: Plant Pathology