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Betsy Alford
Area of Specialization: Studying the interrelationship between native and cultivated chickpeas with their respective microbial communities.
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Kamyar Aram
Postdoctoral Researcher
Location: McRoberts Lab/FPS
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Stephen Bolus
Location: DUBCOVSKY LAB AND COAKER LAB
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Tyler Bourret
Area of Specialization: Phytophthora spp. in California forests
Location: RIZZO LAB
Kellee Britt profile picture
Kellee Britt
VICE PRESIDENT OF DOPPS
Area of Specialization: The interactions between postharvest fungi and Listeria monocytogenes on onions
Location: SUSLOW LAB
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Albre Brown
Location: BAUMGARTNER LAB
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Alexandra Campbell
Area of Specialization: Characterizing virus interactions and evolution using Beet western yellows virus as a model system
Location: FALK AND MCROBERTS LABS
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Li-Hung Chen
Area of Specialization: Fungal Effectors
Location: STERGIOPOULOS LAB
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Logan De Mott
Area of Specialization: Determining cell-specific functions of AtJAZ4 in JA signaling and pathogen attack
Location: MAELI MELOTTO LAB
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Hung Doan
DIRECTOR OF PDC
Location: LEVEAU LAB
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Anna Erickson
Location: FALK LAB
Erin Galarneau profile picture
Erin Galarneau
Area of Specialization: Wood-degrading capabilities of grapevine trunk pathogens and early detection of trunk pathogens.
Location: BAUMGARTNER LAB
Sara Garcia Figuera profile picture
Sara Garcia Figuera
Location: MCROBERTS LAB
Noah Gardner profile picture
Noah Gardner
Location: CASTEEL LAB
Alex Greenspan profile picture
Alex Greenspan
Location: COOK LAB
Ashley Hawkins profile picture
Ashley Hawkins
Area of Specialization: The impacts of forest pathogens in conifer forests.
Location: RIZZO LAB
Peter Henry profile picture
Peter Henry
Location: GORDON LAB
Leslie Holland profile picture
Leslie Holland
Area of Specialization: Ceratocystis canker of almond; Cytospora canker of fruit & nut crops; Control of canker diseases in almond
Location: TROUILLAS LAB AND GUBLER LAB
Bob Johnson profile picture
Bob Johnson
Location: RIZZO LAB
Donghyuk Lee profile picture
Donghyuk Lee
Location: COAKER LAB
Domonique Lewis profile picture
Domonique Lewis
Location: BOSTOCK AND COAKER LABS
Furong Liu profile picture
Furong Liu
Area of Specialization: Molecular characterization of rice pattern recognition receptors interacting with Xanthomonas spp. infection machinery.
Location: RONALD LAB
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Minor Maliano
Area of Specialization: Virology, Molecular biology and transcriptomics
Location: GILBERTSON LAB
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Haley McCown
Area of Specialization: Biology of grapevine viruses
Location: USDA VIRUS LAB, DR. SUDARSHANA
Jeanine Montano profile picture
Jeanine Montano
Location: MELOTTO LAB
Sandra Mosquera profile picture
Sandra Mosquera
Location: STERGIOPOULOS LAB AND LEVEAU LAB
Michael O'Leary profile picture
Michael O'Leary
Location: GILBERTSON LAB
Norma Ordaz profile picture
Norma Ordaz
Area of Specialization: Understanding the circadian rhythm of thrips and how it relates to TSWV transmission, and optimizing TSWV transmission techniques.
Location: ULLMAN LAB
Juliana Osse de Souza profile picture
Juliana Osse de Souza
Location: GILBERTSON LAB
Lorena Parra profile picture
Lorena Parra
Location: MICHELMORE LAB
MacKenzie Patton profile picture
MacKenzie Patton
Area of Specialization: The host-vector-pathogen interaction of Potato Leafroll virus and the green peach aphid
Location: CASTEEL LAB
Kelley Paugh profile picture
Kelley Paugh
PRESIDENT OF DOPPS
Area of Specialization: Management of Fusarium wilt of lettuce, caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lactucae
Location: GORDON LAB
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Laura Perilla
Area of Specialization: Previously I have studied phytoplasmas infections in trees and leafhoppers in urban areas. Currently at Casteel Lab my interest is to study how plant pathogens alter vector -plant interactions in Solanaceous.
Location: COOK LAB
Marc Pollack profile picture
Marc Pollack
Area of Specialization: Plant virus detection optimization for more rapid testing and cost effective techniques.
Location: FALK LAB
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Josh Puckett
Head of Production
Area of Specialization: Evaluating the impact of GRBaV on economically important Vitis scion and rootstock cultivars
Wenjie Qiao profile picture
Wenjie Qiao
Area of Specialization: Virus biology and characterization
Location: FALK LAB
Lorena Rangel profile picture
Lorena Rangel
Area of Specialization: Studying the impact that IAA of bacterial origin has on the persistence, internalization and survival of human pathogenic bacteria on leafy greens.
Location: LEVEAU LAB
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Emily Rustad
Area of Specialization: The effects of bacterial auxin-destructive genes on plant hormone homeostasis with the objective to increase plant productivity.
Location: LEVEAU LAB
Marcela Vasquez profile picture
Marcela Vasquez
Location: GILBERTSON LAB