Former members

Chuanmei Zhu

Rotation Student - Plant Biology Program, 2009
• PhD - Dixit Lab, McDonnell International Academy Scholar, Monsanto Company/Normal Borlaug Corporate Fellow, Imaging Science Pathway Fellow
• Postdoc, Kellogg Lab, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Zhu C*, Schroeder AC*, Yanamadala SR*, Cahoon RE, Arkus KAJ, Wachsstock L, Bleeke J, Krishnan HB, Jez JM (2010) Threonine-insensitive homoserine dehydrogenase from soybean: genomic organization, kinetic

Corey Westfall

Graduate Student- Biochemistry Program, USDA-NIFA Predoctoral Fellow, Olin Biomedical Fellow, 2009-2014
• Keck Postdoctoral Fellow & Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow, Levin Lab, Washington University

Damodarn S, Westfall CS, Kisely BA, Jez JM, Subramanian S (2017) Nodule-enriched Gretchen Hagen 3 enzymes have distinct substrate specificities and are important for proper nodule development.

Jeff Cameron

Rotation Student - Plant Biology Program, 2006
• PhD, Pakrasi Lab; Postdoc, UC-Berkeley, Kerfeld Lab; U WIsconsin-Madison, Pfleger Lab
• Assistant Professor, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Institute, U Colorado - Boulder

Cahoon RE, Lutke WK, Cameron JC, Chen S, Lee SG, Rivard RS, Rea PA, Jez JM (2015) Adaptive engineering of phytochelatin-based heavy metal tolerance.  J Biol Chem 290, 17321-30 

Caroline Focht

Undergraduate, Gutsche Awardee in Chemistry, 2016-2017
• Graduate Student, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry Program, Yale University

Immethun CM, DeLorenzo DM, Focht CM, Gupta D, Johnson CB, Moon TS  (2017) Physical, chemical, and metabolic state sens

Regina Liu

Undergraduate, Amgen Scholar (CalTech), 2016-2017
• Medical Student, University of California - Los Angeles

Josephine Lee

Undergraduate, 2016
• Software Engineer, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

Kate Harline

Undergraduate, NSF-GRF Honorable Mention, 2015-2017
• Graduate Student, Plant Biology program, Cornell University

Kourtney Kroll

Undergraduate, uSTAR Summer Scholar; 2015-2017
• Student, Washington University

Kroll K*, Holland CK*, Starks CM, Jez JM (2017) Evolution of allosteric regulation in chorismate mutases from early plants.  Biochem J 474, 3705-17

Kaleena Zhang

Undergraduate, 2015-2017
• Medical Scribe, Total Access Urgent Care

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