Congratulations to Doug Eudy, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on 04/29/2016. A few days later, he started as a 'Genome Systems Breeder' at Monsanto.
Congratulations to Rajiv Parvathaneni, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on 10/02/2015. We had the pleasure of having Rajiv in the lab for a few more months until he started his post-doc at the Donald Danforth Center in March 2016.
Congratulations to Sandra Odonkor, who successfully defended her MSc thesis on 04/23/15. Sandra will be returning to her home country, Ghana, to apply her newly gained skills.
Welcome to Ignacio Ramirez, a Beachell-Borlaug graduate student from INTA, Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias (Balcarce), Argentina, who will be visiting the Devos lab for 6 months starting February 5th 2015. His dissertation research is on the identification of candidate genes for grain yield-related traits in bread wheat.
Welcome to Thomas Pendergast, who will join the Devos Lab on February 1st 2015 as a Post-doctoral Research Associate. He will be working on microbial associations in Setaria and switchgrass in collaboration with the Bennetzen lab.
Welcome to Liliam Martinez, who will join the Devos Lab on January 15th 2015 as a Post-doctoral Research Associate. She will be working on Setaria as a model for switchgrass.