Alex's project is titled "The Origins of Reproductive phasiRNAs in the Angiosperms." He will be working with Blake Meyers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The fellowship will fund his research for three years so that he can better understand the origin and diversification of phased, secondary, small interfering RNAs and their precursors during anther development across the angiosperms. This is a very competitive program. Way to go, Alex!!
Loren Rieseberg, John Burke, Lisa Donovan, Brent Hulke, Andries Temme, Rishi Masalia exploring the deserts of Southern California (2015).
Alumnus - Steve Franks
Alumnus Steve Franks is a professor at Fordham University in NY.
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)
Faculty Retreat at the State Botanical Garden (2014).
Alumnus - Jeffrey Cannon
Alumnus Jeffery Cannon during a field exercise for a Wildland Firefighter Course in Nashville, GA (2014).