Education: BA, Biology, University of California
PhD, Biology, University of Missouri
Post-doctoral fellow, University of California-Berkeley
Grant role: To characterize genes that function to deliver sugars to roots. In particular, we want to understand which sugar metabolism and transport processes are increased to provision more carbohydrate resources to roots under drought to enable their continued growth and soil exploration.
Education: Ing. HTL, Crop Science, Swiss College of Agriculture, Switzerland
MS, Agronomy, University of Florida
PhD, Plant Biology, University of California-Davis
Grant role: To characterize nodal root growth in response to water deficit stress under field conditions. Coordinate field experiments conducted in the drought simulator and ensure integration of field and model system activities.
Education: Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Pune
MS, Bioinformatics, University of Tennessee
PhD, Bioinformatics, University of Missouri
Grant role: To enable bioinformatics capabilities for data management, creating informatic data analysis pipelines, managing multi-omics data integration methods, overseeing the grant database, and generating hypotheses and testing informatics techniques.
Education: BS, Joint Honors in Applied Biology, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, North East London Polytechnic
MS, Biochemical Genetics, University of Calgary, Alberta
PhD, Plant Biochemistry, University of Calgary, Alberta
Grant role: To coordinate metabolomic experiments (external and in-house) hormone analyses, perform sequencing of the FR697 genome, assist transcriptomics, and liaise with the bioinformatic integration of data.
Education: BA, Biology, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
PhD, Botany and Plant Pathology Department, MSU-DOE Plant
Grant role: To examine changes in the protein composition of the plasma membrane using mass spectrometry to identify proteins that may contribute to improved root growth during low water availability.
Education: BS, Biological Sciences, Lancaster University, UK
PhD, Plant Physiology, Lancaster University, UK
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; University of California, Davis
Grant role: To characterize nodal root growth responses and associated physiological analyses using the split-root model system under controlled environment conditions. Coordinate model system experiments for multi-omics sample collection, and oversee integration of project activities.
Education: BA, Communication and History, Virginia Wesleyan University
MA, Journalism, University of Arizona
Grant role: To lead the effort to communicate activities and findings related to the grant to the public by working with the grant team and leading a group of journalism students to create videos, stories and other materials all using plain language.
Education: BS, Crop and soil science, Illinois State University
Education: BS, Agronomy, Kansas State University
Education: BS, Biochemistry and minor in Mathematics, Misericordia University
PhD, Biochemistry with a minor in Biotechnology, North Carolina State University
Education: BS, Biochemistry with a minor in Agronomy, Northwest Missouri State University
Education: BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California-Davis
MS, Plant Biology, University of California-Davis
Education: B.Tech, Bioinformatics, Dr.D.Y.Patil University, India
M.Res, Computational Biology, University of York, UK
Education: BS, Computer Science, Zhuhai College of Jilin University, China
Education: BJ Entrepreneurial Journalism, BA English, University of Missouri
Currently pursuing MA in Media Business Sociology
Education: BJ Journalism, Business Minor, University of Missouri
Education: BJ Strategic Communications, University of Missouri
Education: Pursuing Journalism Bachelor’s degree, University of Missouri
Education: BJ, University of Missouri
Education: BS, Plant Biology, Purdue University
PhD, Plant Molecular Biology, Cornell University
Education: BS, Environmental Studies, University of Kansas
MS, Solis and Biochemistry, University of California-Davis
Education: BJ, University of Missouri