Current Members

Erica Thomas

Graduate Student
PLANT & MICROBIAL BIOSCIENCES PROGRAM 2014-
Monsanto Fellow 2015-

I am interested in the potential effects of mRNA damage and modifications on processes relating to tra

Leo (Liewei) Yan

Graduate Student
PLANT & MICROBIAL BIOSCIENCES PROGRAM 2014-

I am working to understand the ribosome-based quality control pathway.

When I am not growing and playing with yeast, I spend time doing photography and playing video games. 

Justin Vincent

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Justin is a senior at Washington University in St. Louis.

Hannah Becker

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Hannah Becker is a senior undergraduate at Washington University in St. Louis. She is majoring in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology with a track in Cognitive Neuroscience and minors in Global Health & Environment and Spanish.

Hang Xue

Undergraduate Researcher
U-STAR Summer Program

Project:
Developing new model systems for studying IBA response

Christopher Zerr

Graduate Student

Christopher is a third-year graduate student working in the Memory & Cognition Lab. He received his B.Sc.

Nathan Anderson

Graduate Student

Nathan is a third-year graduate student in the Memory & Cognition Lab.

Daniel Cui Zhou

Undergraduate Student

I'm a senior at Wash U. still deciding which area of Biology interests me the most. I currently enjoy anything related to genetics and evolution.

Yongxia Cui

Visiting Ph.D. Student

I am interested in the phenotypic characteristics of plants, which relate to plant evolution and adaptation.

Sara Wright

Ph.D. Student

Broadly speaking, I am interested in plant evolution and adaptation. For my dissertation research, I am studying the genetic basis of local adaptation in white clover (Trifolium repens) using population genomics, common garden, and genetic mapping approaches.

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