Jason is currently working with Dr. Lisa Donovan's lab. He is interested in assessing the physiological trade-offs between cultivated and wild sunflowers and its genetic background in order to increase yield. After graduation, Jason plans on beginning work as a medical assistant and subsequently applying to medical school.
Loren Rieseberg, John Burke, Lisa Donovan, Brent Hulke, Andries Temme, Rishi Masalia exploring the deserts of Southern California (2015).
Grad Student - Uma Nagendra
Uma Nagendra is the overall winner of 2014 “Dance Your Ph.D.” contest. http://news.sciencemag.org/people-events/2014/11/dance-your-ph-d-winner-announced
Grad Student - Jess Stephens
Graduate student Jess Stephens with her study species in the genus Sarracenia (2016).
PBIO grad student David Higgins counts down for Grad students Ilkay Doerter, Lauren Eserman, and Jess Stephens to begin the egg-and-spoon race at the Graduate Student Field Day (April, 2015)
Girl Scout Science Day
Graduate student Michelle Hwang and Post-Doc Karolina Heyduck look over the shoulders of two young students working on a computer science module for Girl Scout Day.