Principal Investigator

Melissa Goellner Mitchum
Associate Professor

Current Lab Members

Research Associates

Pramod Kandoth
Research Associate

Anju Verma
Research Associate

Jianying Wang
Research Associate

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Xiaoli Guo
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research Specialist

Amanda Howland
Research Specialist and Coordinator, Nematode Lab

Graduate Research Assistants

Carola de la Torre
Graduate Research Assistant, Ph.D.

Michael Gardner
Graduate Research Assistant, Ph.D.

Jingwen Kang
Graduate Research Assistant, M.S.

Marriam Lin
Graduate Research Assistant, M.S.

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Andrew Ludwig
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Plant Sciences

Wendy Benhardt
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Plant Sciences


Former Lab Members

Postdoctoral Research Associates
  • Demosthenis Chronis
  • Charlotte Kenning
  • Nagabhushana Ithal
  • Chris Lee
Research Specialist
  • Robert Heinz
Graduate Research Assistants
  • Xiaohong Liu, Ph.D.
  • Amy Replogle
  • Greg Yeckel
Lab Assistants
  • Sri Anoop Singareddigari
  • Santhosh Kankanala
  • Pranavi Tella
  • Sok Kuan Kam
  • Madana Moragudivenkata
Undergraduate Research Assistants
  • Stephanie Morriss
  • Terry Parker
  • Jennifer Bolton
  • Greg Yeckel
  • Jack Goslin
  • David Bland
  • Joseph Ondrus
  • Dante Smith
  • Amy Replogle
  • M. Blake Morgan
  • John Smeda
  • Fiona Odu

Research Assistants

  • Lakmini Wasala
  • Xuejing Yang
High School Students
  • Kristian Robe
  • Eli Peake
  • Ben Wells
  • Samantha Battles

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