Last modified 25 June 2017

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    The Staff

    Lauren Lail

    • Research Technician
    • From: Acworth, Georgia
    • Transposon mutagenesis in soybean
    • BS in Microbiology from the University of Georgia
    Gary Orr

    • Research Technician
    • From: Braselton, Georgia
    • Genetic engineering of rice
    • BS in Genetics from the University of Georgia


    Visitors & Interns

    Amanda Askins

    Michaela Day

    Meifeng Liu

    Joshua Patton

    • Young Scholar
    • From:Decatur, GA
    • Switchgrass in vitro optimization

    Graduate Students

    Tim Chappell

    • From: Greenville, South Carolina
    • BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Vanderbilt
    • Genetic transformation in soybean
    Jacob Hoyle

    • From: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    • BS in Cell and Molecular Biology from Appalachian State University
    • Plant genome editing
    Evan McCoy

    • From: Anderson, Indiana
    • BS in Biology from Purdue University
    • Insect resistance in soybean

    The Postdoc....

    Ed McAssey

    • From: Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
    • BS in Biological Sciences from Vanderbilt
    • PhD in Plant Biology from the University of Georgia
    • Transposon mutagenesis in soybean

    And, the student workers

    Jasmine Badiee

    • Major: Environmental Engineering
    • From: Cumming, Georgia
    • Soybean tissue culture
    Maddilyn Johnson

    • Major: Psychology
    • From: Powder Springs, Georgia
    • Clerical assistant
    Sierra Milligan

    • Major: Agriculture Engineering & Biological Engineering
    • From: Swainsboro, Georgia
    • Soybean Tissue Culture
    Nick Robertson

    • Major: Genetics
    • From: Acworth, Georgia
    • Transposon mutagenesis in soybean
    Virgille Sonon

    • Major: Biological Science
    • From: Athens, Georgia
    • Transposon mutagenesis in soybean
    Alex Vencill

    • Major: Ecology
    • From: Athens, Georgia
    • Soybean Insect Resistance & Soybean Tissue Culture
    Annaliese Vojnich

    • Major:Biology
    • From:Conyers, Georgia
    • Ordering, Budget Management, and Soybean Tissue Culture
    Brian West

    • Major:Biochemical Engineering
    • From:Ochlocknee, Georgia
    • Genetic Engineering of Rice

    Also, check out our former lab personnel who forgot to take their pictures with them....

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