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2015 Interns

Bunn


Imani Bunn

Harvard University

Lab: Dr. Becky Bart Lab

Project: Analyzing differences in gene expression of host-pathogen interactions in cotton using RNA-seq
 
Calcutt


Ryan Calcutt

University of Missouri-Columbia

Lab: Dr. Sam Wang Lab

Project: Identification of novel lipid metabolism pathways and examining their physiological functions by mutant screening and lipidomic profiling
Gibbs


Quintessa Gibbs
East Carolina University

Lab: Institute for International Crop Improvement

Project: Novel RNAi approaches for stem borer control in sorghum and millets 
 Glenn


Priscilla Glenn

University of Texas at Arlington

Lab: Dr. Tom Brutnell Lab

Project: Translatome profiling during leaf development in maize
 
Hadish


John Hadish

Luther College

Lab: Dr. Jim Umen Lab

Project: Development of a CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing system for the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 
Harline


Kate Harline

Washington University in St. Louis

Lab: Dr. Sona Pandey Lab

Project: The role of PLDs in regulating the heterotrimeric G-protein cycle 
 NotAvail Darren Li
Washington University in St. Louis

Lab: Dr. Dan Chitwood Lab

Project: Morphological comparison between grape species and factors affecting leaf development 
Lucas


Hannah Lucas

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lab: Dr. Becky Bart and Dr. Meter Nusinow Labs

Project: Identification of light responsive genes in Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis through high-throughput forward genetics  
Mahood

Liz Mahood

Webster University

Lab: Dr. Ivan Baxter Lab

Project: Developing novel image analysis software methods to analyze phenotyping experiments on Setaria 
Marlin


Maria Marlin

Bridgewater College

Lab: Dr. Sona Pandey Lab

Project: The role of heterotrimeric G-protein signaling in Camelina sativa growth and development

 

Erin Mattoon

Cornell University

Lab: Dr. Tom Brutnell Lab

Project: Characterization of maize mychorrhizal association and the role of Pollux 
McHargue

Will McHargue
University of Missouri-Columbia

Lab: Dr. Doug Allen Lab

Project: Investigating metabolism across fruit tissues of soybean via 13CO2 labeling
Murphy


Matt Murphy

Illinois College

Lab: Dr. Toby Kellogg Lab

Project: Ear and tassel development in Zea mays inbred lines B73, W22, and Sos1 mutant
Patel


Dhruv Patel

Cornell University

Lab: Dr. Meter Nusinow Lab

Project: Diurnal oscillation of PCH1 is affected by red light photoreceptor phytochrome B 
  Gabrielle Pouncil
Harris-Stowe State University

Lab: Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry

Project: Sample preparation, HPLC and MS/MS method development for analyzing acid metabolites from central metabolism



Chelsea Pretz
Harris-Stowe State University

Lab: Dr. Becky Bart Lab

Project: Investigation of virulence functions of type III effectors in the Cassava pathogen Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis (Bondar)
 
Rhodes


Zach Rhodes
Truman State University

Lab: Institute for International Crop Improvement

Project: Molecular characterization of transgenic Setaria viridis lines overexpressing AGG3 and SiGG3 for yield enhancement and drought resistance 
Rundell

Susan Rundell

Yale University

Lab: Dr. Dan Chitwood Lab

Project: Intern-annual variability in grape leaf morphometrics: leaf dissection as a plastic trait
 

Travis Tu

Claremont McKenna College

Lab: Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Facility

Project: HPLC and MS/MS method for the separation and identification of inositol phosphates in C. reinhardtii 
Valls


Rebecca Valls

Florida International Universtiy

Lab: Dr. Ivan Baxter Lab

Project: Environmental and genetic effect on leaf elemental accumulation in chickpea 
Wolf
Nathan Wolf
Washington University in St. Louis

Lab: Dr. Chris Topp Lab

Project: The effect of hybrid corn density adaptation on root architecture and exudates
Woodford
Quaneisha Woodford
Fort Valley State University

Lab: Dr. Dan Chitwood Lab

Project: Morphological comparison of leaves in different grape species
  Tommy Yu
Washington University in St. Louis

Lab: Dr. Dan Chitwood Lab

Project: Analyzing the effects of evolution, development, and the environment on grape leaf shape using a morphometric approach