News

April 2016

Doug2014.jpgCongratulations 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.  

 

October 2015

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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.  

 

April 2015

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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.

 

 

February 2015

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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.

 

small_pendergast.jpgWelcome 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.

 

January 2015

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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.