Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers

Graduate Students

Aline Rodrigues de Queiroz

M.S., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr.Rebecca Roston and Dr. Katarzyna Glowacka

Nathan Abshire

M.S., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Toshihiro Obata

Jeremy Brown

M.S., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Rebecca Roston

Erin Carr

Ph.D., Biological Sciences

Starting Year: 2015

Lab Associations:

Dr. Joshua Herr and Dr. Steven Harris

Nipuna Chamara

Biological Systems Engineering

Starting Year: 2021

Lab Associations:

Dr. Yufeng Ge

Yuvraj Chopra

M.S., Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. Harkamal Walia

Taiwo Dele-Osibanjo

Ph.D., Biochemistry

Starting Year: 2021

Lab Associations:

Dr. Toshihiro Obata

Balpreet Dhatt

Ph.D., Agronomy and Horticulture

Starting Year: 2017

Lab Associations:

Dr. Harkamal Walia

Sabiha Ferdous

M.S. - ABSE

Lab Associations:

Dr. Yufeng Ge

Tyler Ferris

M.S., Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. David Holding

Lexie Foster

M.S., Microbiology

Lab Associations:

Dr. Daniel Schachtman

Bidhan Ghimire

M.S., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Yufeng Ge

Ariadna Gonzalez Solis

Ph.D., Biochemistry

Starting Year: 2016

Lab Associations:

Dr. Edgar Cahoon

Mary Happ

P.h.D, Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. David Hyten Jr.

Ben Harms

M.S. PLANT BREEDING & GENETICS

Lab Associations:

Dr. David Hyten Jr.

Husein Harun

M.S., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Yufeng Ge

Rajnee Hassan

M.S., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Toshihiro Obata

Mitchell Hockbein

M.S., Plant Pathology

Starting Year: 2021

Lab Associations:

Dr. Lirong Zeng

Lillian Hoffart

Ph.D., Biological Sciences

Lab Associations:

Dr. Sabrina Russo

Fan Huang

M.S., Plant Pathology

Lab Associations:

Dr. Edgar Cahoon

Jared Hurst

M.S., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Katarzyna Glowacka

Preston Hurst

Ph.D., Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. David Holding

Hongyu Jin

Ph.D., Complex Biosystems

Starting Year: 2019

Lab Associations:

Dr. James Schnable

Sarah Johnson

Ph.D., Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. David Hyten Jr.

Nate Korth

Ph.D., Complex Biosystems

Lab Associations:

Dr. James Schnable

Evan LaBrant

Ph.D., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr,Rebecca Roston

Fangyi Li

Ph.D.

Starting Year: 2019

Lab Associations:

Dr. Rebecca Roston and Dr. James Schnable

Yingshan Li

Ph.D, School of Biological Sciences (GCMB)

Lab Associations:

Dr. Heriberto Cerutti and Dr. Etsuko Moriyama

Kyle Linders

M.S., Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. James Schnable

Bailey McNichol

Ph.D., Biological Sciences

Starting Year: 2019

Lab Associations:

Dr. Sabrina Russo

Tristen Mier

M.S., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Edgar Cahoon

Jonathan Niyorukundo

M.S. PLANT BREEDING & GENETICS

Lab Associations:

Dr. David Holding

Joy Omini

Ph.D., Biochemistry

Starting Year: 2019

Lab Associations:

Dr. Toshihiro Obata

Semra Palali Delen

Starting Year: 2017

Lab Associations:

Dr. Jinliang Yang

Leticia Pasqualino

M.S., Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. Jeff Mower

Haolin Qu

M.S., Biological Sciences

Lab Associations:

Dr. Chi Zhang

Amanda Quattrone

Ph.D, Complex Biosystems

Starting Year: 2017

Lab Associations:

Dr. Sabrina Russo

Jaspreet Sandhu

M.S., Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. Harkamal Walia

Yu Shi

P.h.D, Biological Sciences

Lab Associations:

Dr. Chi Zhang

Zachary Shomo

Ph.D., Biochemistry

Starting Year: 2018

Lab Associations:

Dr. Rebecca Roston

Sojan Shrestha

Ph.D., Biological Sciences

Lab Associations:

Dr. Etsuko N. Moriyama

Calin Smith

M.S., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Rebecca Roston

Binita Subedi

M.S., Complex Biosystems

Lab Associations:

Dr. Heriberto Cerutti

Sutton Tennant

M.S. PLANT BREEDING & GENETICS

Starting Year: 2021

Lab Associations:

Dr. Marc Libault

Kantilanta Thapa

M.S., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Yufeng Ge

Michael Tross

Ph.D., Complex Biosystems

Starting Year: 2019

Lab Associations:

Dr. James Schnable

Xiaoxue Wen

M.S., Complex Biosystems

Lab Associations:

Dr. Heriberto Cerutti

Weilong Yang

M.S., Biological Sciences

Lab Associations:

Dr. Chi Zhang

Yuguo Yang

Ph.D., Biological Sciences

Starting Year: 2018

Lab Associations:

Dr. Sabrina Russo

Zhikai Yang

M.S., Systems Analysis

Starting Year: 2018

Dongdong Zhang

Ph.D., Center for Biological Chemistry

Starting Year: 2016

Lab Associations:

Dr. Edgar Cahoon

Junxiao Zhang

M.S., Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Yufeng Ge

Postdoctoral Researchers

Deniz Istipliler

Agronomy & Horticulture

Starting Year: 2022

Lab Associations:

Dr. James Schnable

Luke Berry

Starting Year: 2019

Lab Associations:

Dr. Toshihiro Obata

Ahmed Esmael

Molecular Biology

Lab Associations:

Dr. James Van Etten

Lu Gan

Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Edgar Cahoon and Dr. Bin Yu

Marcin Grzybowski

Starting Year: 2019

Lab Associations:

Dr. James Schnable

Hyojin Kim

Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Edgar Cahoon

Rachel Koch

Starting Year: 2019

Lab Associations:

Dr. Joshua Herr

Huang Li

Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. Jeff Mower and Dr. Heriberto Cerutti

Mu Li

Biological Sciences

Lab Associations:

Dr. Bin Yu

Sadia Mitu

Biological Systems Engineering

Lab Associations:

Dr. Yufeng Ge

Omar Murad

Biological Sciences

Lab Associations:

Dr. Yufeng Ge

Anil Kumar Nalini Chandran

Starting Year: 2020

Lab Associations:

Dr. Harkamal Walia

Chinedu Charles Nwafor

Starting Year: 2019

Lab Associations:

Dr. Edgar Cahoon

Kiyoul Park

Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Edgar Cahoon

Alan Cervantes-Perez

Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. Marc Libault

Seema Sahay

Starting Year: 2019

Lab Associations:

Dr. Katarzyna Glowacka

Jacqui Siqueira

Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. David Hyten Jr.

Jorge Vladimir Torres-Rodriguez

Agronomy & Horticulture

Starting Year: 2021

Lab Associations:

Dr. James Schnable

Jithesh Vijayan

Biochemistry

Lab Associations:

Dr. Rebecca Roston

Gen Xu

Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. Jinliang Yang

Yong Xue

Agronomy & Horticulture

Lab Associations:

Dr. Bin Yu