Directory

Faculty and staff of the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology.

Leadership

Bob Franks

Department Head

Faculty

RA

Rodolfo Abreu

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

JA

Jabeen Ahmad

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Nina Allen

Professor, Past Chair of the Faculty

Emeriti

Jose Alonso

Professor

Faculty

GA

Gregory Ames

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

JA

Jason Andrus

Adjunct Asst Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

M. Andrea Azcarate-Peril

Adjunct Asst Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Peter Balint-Kurti

USDA Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Dwayne Barnes

Graduate Student Coordinator

Administrative Staff

AB

Alexandria Bartlett

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Larry Blanton

Professor; Director of Graduate Programs in Plant Biology

Faculty

Udo Blum

Professor Emeritus

Emeriti

WB

Wendy Boss

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Emerita

Emeriti

Rebecca Boston

William Neal Reynolds Professor, Assistant Director, NCARS

Faculty

IB

Irena Brglez

Lab Specialist

Researchers and Postdocs

David Brodsky

Microbiology

Graduate Students

PB

Phillip Brown

Microbiology

Graduate Students

JB

Javier Brumos Fuentes

(Post Doc) Research Associate

Researchers and Postdocs

Jose Bruno-Barcena

Assoc. Prof. of Microbiology

Faculty

Kent Burkey

USDA Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

JoAnn Burkholder

William Neal Reynolds Professor, Applied Ecology

Faculty

KC

Kipp Callahan

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Jason Caplan

CEO of EnSolve Biosystems

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Sue Carson

QEP Director; Professor

Faculty

SC

Samantha Case

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Melodi Charles

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Weijue Chen

Microbiology

Graduate Students

HC

Hao Chen

Graduate Research Asst

Researchers and Postdocs

Vincent Chiang

Professor and Co-Director – Forest Biotechnology Group

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Kultaran Chohan

Senior Licensing Associate

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Rachel Clark

Academic Support Associate

Administrative Staff

NC

Natalie Clark

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

Mara Cuebas-Irizarry

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Katherine Culatta

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

MD

Mary Dallas

Lab Research Specialist

Researchers and Postdocs

Margaret Daub

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Faculty

ED

Eric Davies

Professor

Emeriti

Jillian De Gezelle

Teaching Asst Professor

Faculty

Francis de los Reyes

Professor, University Faculty Scholar

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

DD

David Deppong

Research Asst

Researchers and Postdocs

Ralph Dewey

Philip Morris Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

CD

Colleen Doherty

Asst Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

BD

Bolin Dong

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Catherine Doyle

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

AD

Alex Duryee

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Anna Dye

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Laurie Edwards

Business Service Coordinator

Administrative Staff

BE

Brianne Edwards

Special

Researchers and Postdocs

Amelia Ellis

Microbiology

Graduate Students

DE

Donna Evans

Program Assistant V

NF

Nick Faulkner

Microbiology

Graduate Students

PF

Pathy Fernandez Moreno

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

Adam Fisher

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

RF

Roger Fites

Professor

Emeriti

Samuel Flake

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

MF

Miguel Flores-Vergara

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

MF

Megan Franklin

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Bob Franks

Department Head

Faculty

Catherine Freeman

Executive Assistant

Administrative Staff

Jeff Gillikin

Research Analyst

Administrative Staff

FG

Francisco Gomez

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

BG

Benjamin Graham

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Jennifer Greenstein

Microbiology

Graduate Students

KG

Kyle Griewisch

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Adam Groth

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Amy Grunden

Professor of Microbiology

Faculty

Candace Haigler

Professor of Crop Science and Plant Biology

Faculty

Paul Hamilton

Asst Professor

Faculty

Linda Hanley-Bowdoin

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Faculty

JH

James Hardin

Professor Emeritus

Emeriti

JH

Jake Haynes

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

WH

Walter Heck

USDA Prof Emeritus

Emeriti

BH

Bill Hoffmann

Associate Professor

Faculty

EH

Eli Hornstein

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Tzung Fu Hsieh

Assoc Professor

Faculty

SH

Shuijin Hu

Associate Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

RH

Rebecca-Ayme Hughes

Research Asst

Researchers and Postdocs

Yu Hung Hung

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Michael Hyman

Professor

Faculty

SJ

Sathya Jali

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

VJ

Victor Oladimeji Jayeola

Microbiology

Graduate Students

EJ

Eva Johannes

Director, Cellular and Molecular Imaging Facility

Stephanie Johnstone

Microbiology

Graduate Students

CJ

Clara Jones

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Chad Jordan

Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor & Undergraduate Coordinator

Faculty

RJ

Rika Judd

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Dale Karlson

Adjunct Assoc Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

SK

Sophia Kathariou

Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Tim Kelliher

Adjunct Asst Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Rebekah Kendall

Microbiology

Graduate Students

LK

Lee Kimmel

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Susanne Kjemtrup

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Manuel Kleiner

Asst Professor

Faculty

Slavko Komarnytsky

Assoc Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Dick Kouri

Professor of the Practice

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Alexander Krings

Associate Professor and Director of the Vascular Plant Herbarium

Faculty

Eric Land

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Xu Li

Assoc Professor

Faculty

ML

Mingzhuo Li

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

James Ligon

Adjunct Assoc Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Nicole Lindor

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

XL

Xiang Liu

Research Specialist-Nonexempt

Researchers and Postdocs

JL

Jared Locklear

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Terri Long

Assoc Professor

Faculty

Imani Madison

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

SM

Semaj Mciver

Microbiology

Graduate Students

LM

Leigh Mickelson-Young

Research Asst

Researchers and Postdocs

Jim Mickle

Professor

Faculty

Eric Miller

Professor

Faculty

Angie Mordant

Microbiology

Graduate Students

GM

Gloria Muday

Adjunct Assoc Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Dave Muddiman

Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

DM

Durreshahwar Muhammad

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

MN

Meaghan Nappo

Teaching Technician

Administrative Staff

Jace Natzke

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Madiha Nazir

Microbiology

Graduate Students

KO

Karen O'Connell

Visitor/No Pay

Researchers and Postdocs

EO

Elen O'Neal

Research Scholar (nopay)

Researchers and Postdocs

HP

Harold Pattee

Research Professor

Emeriti

Imara Perera

Research Professor

Faculty

BP

Brian Phillippy

Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

Ethan Pierce

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Aleah Querns

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Casie Reed

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Amber Reed

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Jean Ristaino

Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

NR

Niki Robertson

Professor Emeritus

Emeriti

DR

David Felipe Rodriguez Mora

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Marcela Rojas-Pierce

Asst Professor

Faculty

RR

Rani Ruhel

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

Linda Salas Meza

Microbiology

Graduate Students

John Salmeron

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

FS

Fernanda Salvato

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

WS

Wyatt Sanders

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

DS

Deaja Sanders

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Carole Saravitz

Director & Research Associate Professor

Faculty

Heike Sederoff

Professor

Faculty

WS

Wei Shen

Research Assoc

Researchers and Postdocs

Seema Sheth

Asst Professor

Faculty

SS

Scott Shore

Adjunct Assoc Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

LS

Lindsay Simmons

Microbiology

Graduate Students

CS

Christy Smith

Research Specialist

Researchers and Postdocs

Ross Sozzani

Assistant Professor

Faculty

Anna Stepanova

Assistant Professor

Faculty

JS

Jon Stucky

Professor

Emeriti

Brian Sullivan

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

SS

Samantha Swatling-Holcomb

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

JS

Jennifer Swift

Research Assoc

AS

Alexandria Szakacs

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

NT

Nicholas Taylor

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Kayla Telford

Special

Administrative Staff

JT

Judy Thomas

Director Emeritus, Phytotron, & Emerita Professor of Plant Biology

Emeriti

ET

Elizabeth Thomas

Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

Bill Thompson

Distinquished University Professor

Faculty

Richard Trethewey

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Grace Ullman

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

VV

Van Van Dyke

Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Prof

Emeriti

CW

Charles Wagner

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Hannah Wapshott

Microbiology

Graduate Students

EW

Emily Wear

Laboratory Supervisor

Researchers and Postdocs

JW

Jun Wen

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Tom Wentworth

Professor

Faculty

RW

Rebecca Whetten

Biological Research Technician

Ross Whetten

Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Hunter Whittington

Microbiology

Graduate Students

Cranos Williams

Asst. Professor

Adjunct and Associate Faculty

Nathan Wilson

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Gregory Wilson

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Jenny Xiang

Professor

Faculty

Deyu Xie

Professor

Faculty

Victoria Yell

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

MZ

Mariusz Zareba

Research Assoc

Zhongtian Zhang

Microbiology

Graduate Students

CZ

Chengsong Zhao

Research Scholar

Researchers and Postdocs

Wenbin Zhou

Plant Biology

Graduate Students

Yue Zhu

Plant Biology

Graduate Students