Welcome Alex and Lauren

Dr. Alex Zaccaron has joined the lab as a postdoctoral researcher to work on Eastern Filbert Blight genomics and epidemiology. He is co-mentored in the Jared LeBoldus lab.

Lauren Harmon has also joined the lab for the summer as an intern in the REEU program.

Welcome Alex and Lauren!

2024 APS Pacific division meeting

Lab members Dr. Arafat Rahman, Jewell Jung, and Andrea Schiffer presented their research as posters at the 2024 APS Pacific Division meeting in Corvallis. Great job!

lab collecting trip

The lab had a great field trip collecting crown gall samples from a local vineyard. We are looking forward to isolating and characterizing Agrobacterium from them soon!