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2007 Interns

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Priscilla Alfaro
Harris-Stowe State University
Dr. Chris Taylor Lab
Dr. Heather Marella
The Role of Laccases in Root Knot Nematode Parasitism
 




Jacquelyn Bailey
Xavier University of Louisiana
Lab: Dr. Sam Wang Lab
Project: The Role of PLD-α1 in Arabidopsis
 



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Robert Capps
Northern Arizona University
Lab: Dr. Roger Beachy Lab
Mentor: Dr. Jaemo Yang
Project: "Redirected expression of plastidal or cytosolic chorismate mutase causes developmental disorders in Arabidopsis"
 




Holly Carrell
Oakwood College
Lab: Dr. Dilip Shah
Mentor: Dr. V. Ramamoorthy
Project: Mode of Action of Plant Defensins in Inhibition of Fusarium graminearum
 




Tommaso Cavazza
University of Italy
Lab: Dr. Tom Smith Lab
Project: Structures of murine norovirus, T=1 and T=3
 




Megan Clements
Northeastern University
Lab: Dr. Joe Jez
Mentor: Dr. Sangaralingam Kumaran
Project: Structural and thermodynamic characterization of DNA binding protein No1R from Rhizobium meliloti
 




Emily Cunningham
Truman State University
Lab: Dr. Toni Kutchan Lab
Mentor: Dr. Toni Kutchan
Project: Enzyme activity analysis of cytochrome p450s found in alkaloid biosynthesis of the plant family Papaveraceae.
 




Sarah Grogan
Beloit College
Lab: Dr. Claude Fauquet Lab/International Laboratory for Tropical Agricultural Biotechnology
Mentor: Mohammad Abhary
Project: Enzyme activity analysis of cytochrome p450s found in alkaloid biosynthesis of the plant family Papaveraceae
 




Xu Han
Macalester college
Lab: Dr. Meinhart Zenk
Mentor: Dr. Meinhart Zenk
Project: Biosynthesis of Papaverine
 




Jennifer Jones
Fort Valley State University
Lab: Dr. Roger Beachy Lab
Mentor: Dr. Isabel Ordiz-Luis
Project: "Use of Seed Specific Promoter in PGSS (Plant Gene Switching System)"
 




Pat Kohlfeld
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Lab: Dr. Chris Taylor Lab
Mentor: Dr. Thomas Fester
Project: Does Meloidogyne incognita take up RNA from Arabidopsis thaliana
 




Virtual Leung
Chinese University of Hong-Kong
Lab: Dr. Yiji Xia Lab
Mentor: Dr. Yongdun Xie
Project: Screen MAPK defective mutant in plant immunity
 




Anna Locke
Truman State University
Lab: Dr. Jan Jaworski Lab
Mentor: Dr. Jonathan Markham
Project: Analysis of sphingolipid conservation among plants
 




Hannah Madson
Middlebury College
Lab: Dr. Terry Woodford-Thomas
Mentor: Dr. Terry Woodford-Thomas and Dr. Katya Semenyuk
Project: Stability Analysis of a Soybean Seed-Based Vaccine
 




Susana Munoz
Webster University
Lab: Dr. Daniel Schachtman Lab
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Schachtman
Project: Zinc accumulation and growth in lines over expressing ZIP and ZAT
 




Carlos Ortiz
The University of Texas-Pan American
Lab: Dr. Daniel Schachtman Lab
Mentor: Dr. Daniel Schachtman
Project: "Developing Transient Assays for Studying Nutrient Signaling"
 




Sydney Pursel
University of Missouri-Columbia
Lab: Dr. Mark Running Lab
Mentor: Dr. Qin Zeng
Project: Hormone Responses of ppal-1
 




Kara Riggs
The Ohio State University
Lab: Dr. Oliver Yu Lab
 




Jason Rush
Butler University
Lab: Dr. Ed Cahoon Lab
Mentor: Dr. Ed Cahoon
Project: Understanding Vitamin E Synthesis in Cassava
 




Kristen Saksa
University of Tulsa
Lab: Dr. Liming Xiong Lab
Mentor: Dr. Liming Xiong
Project: Molecular identification of a dominant mutation conferring valine resistance
 




James Schnable
Cornell University
Lab: Dr. Brad Barbazuk Lab
Mentor: Dr. Brad Barbazuk and Dr. Yan Fu
 




Matt Turnure
Truman State University
Lab: Dr. Brad Barbazuk Lab
Mentor: Dr. Brad Barbazuk and Dr. Yan Fu