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John Spiekerman

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Devos Lab
Curriculum Vitae:

John received his BS degree in Integrative Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After completing his PhD degree in Plant Biology here at the University of Georgia, he continued on as a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Katrien Devos’ laboratory. His PhD work focused on genetic and physiological mechanisms of salt tolerance in the halophyte seashore paspalum.

Research Interests:

My research in the Devos laboratory focuses on a highly salt-tolerant turfgrass, seashore paspalum, to better understand mechanisms of salt tolerance in plants. I'm using a combination of genetics and physiological approaches to accomplish this. 

Selected Publications:

PhD Plant Biology, University of Georgia (2019)

BS Integrative Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2012)

Events featuring John Spiekerman
2401 Miller Plant Sciences

"Till stress do us part: salt tolerance mechanisms in seashore paspalum and a glycophytic relative"

Articles Featuring John Spiekerman
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 2:08pm

John Spiekerman (from Katrien Devos' lab) received the Wilbur Duncan Award for 2018. This award is the highest recognition awarded to students in Plant Biology and it recognizes a PBIO graduate student's excellence in two of three areas: research, teaching and…

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