Lab Alumni | Department of Biological Sciences

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Lab Alumni


University of York:

  • Lorenzo Caputi (PhD committee- 2005-2008)

Oklahoma State University:

  • Edward Davis (PhD 1998) (Graduate committee)

University of Oklahoma:

  • Isabelle Salles (co-advisor with Dr Karel Schubert)

Department of Botany, University of Texas:

  • Meide Pan (PhD 1997) (Graduate committee)
  • John Clements (PhD 1995) (Graduate committee)
  • Espanta Seradge 1994-6 (Co-advisor)
  • Qin Liu (PhD 1995) (Graduate committee)

University of London:

  • Mehrdad Mavandad (PhD 1990)
  • Timothy Barnes (1987)
  • Julio Reinecke (1986-87)
  • Maha Hamdan (PhD 1986)
  • Ian Whitehead (PhD 1985)

RESEARCH STAFF AND POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATES (with current or recent positions)

  • Desalegn Serba (2015). Assistant Professor at Kansas State
  • Jack Blount (1998-2015). Teacher at Ardmore ISD
  • Hui Shen (2008-2013). Group Leader, Chromatin, Inc.
  • Guoan Shen (2008-2011).
  • Huanzhong Wang (2008-2011). Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut
  • Qiao Zhao (2008-2012). Postdoc with Lloyd Sumner, Noble Foundation
  • Vaishali Sharma (2008-2010). Postdoc, Joint Bioenergy Institute, University of California, Berkeley.
  • Jian Zhao (2008-). Professor, Anhui Agricultural University, China
  • Chunfen Zhao (2008).
  • Rui Zhou (2006-). Research Group Leader, Conagen Inc., St Louis, MO
  • Guodong Wang (2006-2009). Assistant Professor, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
  • Wengshen Li (2006-2008) (joint with Lloyd Sumner). Research Scientist, Monsanto, St Louis, MO
  • Jin Nakashima (2005-2008). Cellular Imaging Facility Manager, Noble Foundation
  • Angelika Reichardt (2005-2008). Postdoctoral Fellow, Oklahoma State University
  • Gregory Peel (2005-2008). Research Scientist, Monsanto, Davis, CA
  • Yongzhen Pang (2005-).
  • Luzia Modolo (2005-2009). Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Sanchita Vaagchippawala (2005-2010).
  • Li Tian (2004-2007). Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis
  • Kumboo Choi (2003-2005). Biotechnology company, Korea
  • Marina Naoumkina (2003-2010). Group leader, USDA Cotton Research Center, New Orleans
  • Bettina Deavours (2002-2005). Postdoctoral Fellow, Colorado State University.
  • Deyu Xie (2002-2005). Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, North Carolina State University
  • Shashi Sharma (2001-2005). High school teacher, New Brunswick, NJ
  • M.S.Srinivasa Reddy (2001-2005). Research Scientist, Forage Genetics International, West Salem, WI
  • Hideyuki Suzuki (2000-2003). Project leader, Kasuza DNA Center, Chiba, Japan
  • Lahoucine Achnine (2000-2005). Project leader, GenApps, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Chang-Jun Liu (1999-2003). Assistant Professor, Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY
  • Parvathi Kota (1999-2003). Research Scientist, Massacheussetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA. Patent law company, Washington DC
  • Galina Kourteva (1999-2002). Research Scientist, Hoffman LaRoche, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Dianjing Guo (1998-2001). Assistant Professor, Chinese University, Hong Kong
  • Yiji Xia (1997-1999) (joint with Chris Lamb). Associate Member, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St Louis, MO
  • Delia Brownsen (1997-1998) (joint with Tom Mabry, UT Austin).
  • S. Varsha Wesley (1997-1998). Postdoc, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia
  • Fiona McAlister (1997-2000) (joint with Chris Lamb). Instructor, Southern Oklahoma Technology Center, Ardmore, OK
  • Christopher Steele (1997-1999). Research Scientist, Bristol-Myers-Squibb, Syracuse, NY
  • Kentaro Inoue (1996-1999). Associate Professor, Department of Vegetable Crops, UC Davis
  • Susanne Rasmussen (1996-1998). Group Leader, AgResearch, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Ken Korth (1995-2000). Professor, Plant Pathology, University of Arkansas
  • Ken Shirasu (1995-1997) (joint with Chris Lamb). Group Leader, RIKEN Plant Sciences, Yokohama, Japan
  • J.T. Reddy (1995-1998). Postdoc, Dept of Human Genetics, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
  • Pedro Canovas (1995-1998) (joint with Chris Lamb).
  • Xian-Zhi He (1995-1999). Senior Research Associate, Noble Foundation
  • Paul Howles (1995-1997) (joint with Chris Lamb). Postdoc, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia
  • Ze-Jian Guo (1995-1998) (joint with Chris Lamb). Associate Professor, Zhejiang University, Hangshou, PRC
  • Vincent Sewalt (1994-1997). Project Leader, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Johnson City, IA
  • Sameer Masoud (1992-1995). Associate Professor, Mu'tah University, Mu'tah-Karak, Jordan
  • William Lindsay (1992-1995) (joint with Chris Lamb). Intellectual Property, UK
  • Jacky Pallas (1992-1995) (joint with Chris Lamb). Research Scientist, Syngenta, Bracknell, UK
  • Robin Cameron (1993-1995) (joint with Chris Lamb). Assistant Professor, Botany, University of Toronto
  • Hsou-min Li (1993-95) (joint with Joanne Chory). Associate Professor, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Bernard Kraft (1992-1994) (joint with Chris Lamb).
  • Diane Ruezinsky (1992-1993) (joint with Chris Lamb). Research Scientist, Monsanto Calgene, Davis, CA
  • Holger Junghans (1991-1992). Potato research company, Germany
  • Gerard Lazo (1991-1993). Research Geneticist, USDA/ARS, Albany, CA
  • Abraham Oommen (1991-1992) (joint with Nancy Paiva). Co-founder GeneSeek Inc. Lincoln, NE
  • Weiting Ni (1991-1994). Research Scientist, DowElanco, Indianapolis, IN
  • Theodor Fahrendorf (1990-1994). Founder, Novoplant, Gatersleben, Germany
  • Carl Maxwell (1990-1992). Research Scientist, DuPont, Wilmington, DE
  • John Orr (1990-1992). Group Leader, Eisai Merrimack Valley Laboratories Inc, Andover, MA
  • Nancy Paiva (1990). Associate Professor, South Eastern Oklahoma State University
  • Keith Wycoff (1990-1991) (joint with Chris Lamb). Co-Founder, Planet Biotechnology, Mountain View, CA
  • Lloyd Yu (1990-1992) (joint with Chris Lamb). Research Scientist, Palo Alto Institute of Molecular Medicine, Mountain View, CA
  • Basil Shorrosh (1989-1992). Group Leader, Cargill Seed Co., Boulder, CO
  • Gary Loake (1989-90) (joint with Chris Lamb). Professor, Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Eileen Maher (1989-1990) (joint with Chris Lamb). Research Associate, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Ganesan Gowri (1989-1992). Project Leader, Maxygen, Redwood City, CA
  • Helmut Kessmann (1989-1990). Group Leader, CIBA-GEIGY (Syngenta), Basle, Switzerland
  • Brent Edington (1988-1991). Technology Transfer Department, University of Utah
  • Karen Dalkin (1988-1991). UK Biotech Company
  • Maria J. Harrison (1988-1990). Professor, Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University
  • Joanna S. Ellis (1986-1987).
  • David J. Millar (1986-1987).
  • E. Richard Blyden (1985-1989). Biotech business
  • Damian L. Murphy (1984-1987).
  • G. Paul Bolwell (1983-1986). Professor of Plant Biochemistry, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Mark Robbins (1983-1986). Project leader, IGER, Aberwystwyth, Wales

Visiting Scientists Hosted

  • Professor Hailian Yang, China Agricultural University. 2015
  • Dr. Jaime Barros-Rios, BarriĆ© Foundation Fellow. 2013-2015
  • Sandra Corrales, PhD Student, Institute for Plant Molecular and Cell Biology, Valencia, Spain. 2015
  • Dr Shujun Ge, Agricultural University of Hebei, China. 2009-2010
  • Mr Mewan Kooragodage, Tea Research Institute, Sri Lanka. 2007
  • Dr Sarath Abeysinghe, Tea Research Institute of Sri Lanka (Collaborator on NSF Plant Genome grant). 2006
  • Professor M. David Marks, University of Minnesota. Sabbatical, 2005-2006
  • Dr Neelam Sangwan, CIMAP, Lucknow, India. Sabbatical BOYSCAST Fellow, 2005-06
  • Dr Matthew Templeton, HortResearch, Auckland, New Zealand. Sabbatical, 2004, 2005
  • Professor Kent Chapman, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. Sabbatical, 2001-2002
  • Professor Qing-Hu Ma, Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Beijing, PRC. Visiting Scientist, 2000, 2003, 2004
  • Professor Salvatore A. Sparace, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Sabbatical, 1999-2000
  • Darius Michalzyck, University of Olsten, Poland. Visiting Scientist, 1998-1999
  • Dr Andrzej Podstolski, University of Warsaw, Poland. Sabbatical, 1998-1999
  • Dr V.K. Rajasekhar, Humboldt University, Berlin. Visiting Scientist, 1996-1998
  • Professor G. Murray Balance, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. Sabbatical, 1993-1994; 2003-2004
  • Professor Kailash Upadhyaya, J. Nehru University, New Delhi, India; U.S. India Exchange Program Sabbatical, 1992-1993
  • Dr Arvind D. Choudhary, University of Nagpur, India; Government of India. Fellowship, 1988-1990
  • Dr Jesus Jorrin, University of Cordoba, Spain; NATO Fellowship, 1987-1989
  • Dr Allen Jennings, Waite Agricultural Institute, Adelaide, Australia. Sabbatical, 1987
  • Dr Louis J. van Lelyveld, Citrus and Sub-Tropical Fruit Research Institute, Nelspruit, South Africa. Sabbatical, 1983

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