Alumni

Former Post-Docs

Guoyong Xu, PhD.

Current employment: Assistant Professor Wuhan University
website: Wuhan University

Email: Guoyong

Lijing Liu, PhD.

Current employment: Assistant Professor Shandong University
website: Shandong University

Email: Lijing

Yangnan Gu, PhD.

Current employment: Assistant Professor Tsinghua University
website: Tsinghua University

Email: Yangnan

Jorge Marques, PhD.

Current employment: Group Leader, Genomics | DHMRI
website: David H Murdock Research Institute| DHMRI

Email: Jorge

Abdelaty Saleh, PhD.

Current employment:
website:
Abdelaty’s CV

Email: Abdelaty

Rajinikanth Mohan, PhD.

Current employment: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Colgate University
website: Colgate University Faculty Page

Email: Raj

Wei Wang, PhD.

Current employment: Assistant Professor Iowa State University
website: Iowa State University

Email: Wei

Shunping Yan, PhD.

Current employment: Professor Hauzhong Agricultural University
website: HZAU Home Page

Email: Shunping

Zhengqing Fu, PhD.

Current employment: Assistant Professor University of South Carolina
website: USC Biology Faculty Page

Email: Zhengqing

Jose Pedro Fonseca, PhD.

Current employment: Research associate
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
website: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

 

Shui Wang, PhD.

Shui is interested in the role of endoreduplication of plant cells in plant defense response and trichome development.
Current employment: Institute of Plant Physiology & Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy Of Sciences, China

website: Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, SIBS, CAS

Email: Shui

Junqi Song, PhD.

Current employment: Assistant Professor
Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at Dallas
affiliated with the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology at the Texas A&M University in College Station
websites: Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at Dallas   and   Texas A&M University in College Station

Email: Junqi

Karolina Pajerowska-Mukhtar, PhD.

Karolina’s laboratory is studying the role of secretory pathway in plant defense responses.
Current employment: Associate Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham Biology Department

website: UAB Faculty Page

Email: Karolina

Yasuomi Tada, PhD.

Current employment: Professor
Nagoya University
Plant Molecular Signaling
website: Nagoya Laboratory of Gene Analysis Home Page

Email: Yasuomi

Daniela Caldelari-Guex, PhD.

Current employment: Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
website: Daniela Caldelari-Geux Page

Email: Daniela

Wendy Durrant, PhD.

Current employment:
website:

Email: Wendy

Meenu Kesarwani, PhD.

Meenu is currently working on Leukemia (CML).
Current employment: Research Associate Cincinnati Childrens Hospital and Medical Center

Email: Meenu

Zhonglin Mou, PhD.

Zhonglin’s laboratory is studying The Signal Transduction Pathways in Plant Immunity.
Current employment: Associate professor
University of Florida Microbiology and Cell Science Dept.

website: Faculty page at University of Florida

Email: Zhonglin

Mark Kinkema, PhD.

Current employment: AgBiTech
Insectary and Production Manager
website: AgBiTech

 

Xin Li, PhD.

Current employment: Professor
University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada
website: UBC Faculty Page

Email: Xin

Yuelin Zhang, PhD.

Current employment: Associate Professor
University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada
website:Zhang Faculty Page

Email: Yuelin

Yan Li, PhD.

Current employment:
website:

Email: Yan

Former Graduate Students

Mian Zhou, PhD.

Current employment: Postdoctoral researcher Iowa State University
website: Iowa State University

Email: Mian

Xiaoyu Zheng, PhD.

Current employment: Postdoctoral researcher Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, MIT
website: Gehring Lab Page

Email: Xiaoyu

Natalie Spivey, PhD.

Current employment: Assistant Professor
Wofford College, Department of Biology
website: Faculty Page

Email: Natalie

Steven Spoel, PhD.

Steven is interested in the mechanisms by which eukaryotes reprogram gene transcription in response to their environment.
Current employment: Principle Investigator University of Edinburgh, UK
website: Spoel Lab Web Page    and    Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences
Email: Steven

Jinyoung Yang Barnaby, PhD.

Jin is focusing on exploring rice genetic resources for use in adapting to climate change and mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.
Current employment: Research Investigator USDA/ARS Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center Stuttgart, AR
Email: Jinyoung

Lisa Anderson, PhD.

Jungmin Yoo

Current employment:
website:
Email: Jungmin

Dong Wang, PhD.

Dong’s foctus is mechanisms of intracellular symbiosis between eukaryotic legume hosts and nitrogen-fixing bacteria.
Current employment: Assistant Professor University of Massachusetts – Amherst
website: Wang Lab Page
Email: Dong

Rebecca Mosher, PhD.

Rebecca studies the synthesis and action of small RNA molecules with particular emphasis on epigenetic modifications driven by small RNAs and RNA Polymerase IV.
Current employment: Assistant Professor University of Arizona
website: Mosher Lab Page
Email: Rebecca

Weihua Fan, PhD.

Weihua’s years in the Dong lab taught him the principles of scientific thinking, and provided him the great joy of intellectual pursuit. He said he will forever cherish that memory.
Current employment: United States Patent and Trademark Office
Email: Weihua

Andrew Heidel, PhD.

Current employment: Heinrich-Heine-Universitat Dusseldorf
website: : CEPLAS

Email: Andrew

Joe Clarke, PhD.

Current employment: Syngenta Biotechnology Inc.
Scientist III
website: Syngenta
Email: Joe

Scott Bowling, PhD.

Current employment: Auburn University
Majors General Biology Coordinator
website: Bowling Home Page
Email: Scott

 

Hui Cao, PhD.

Current employment:
Email: Hui