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Portrait of R. Shawn Abrahams

R. Shawn Abrahams
rsam97@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Botany, University of Florida, 2014
Adviser: J. Chris Pires

Portrait of Seyedeh Marzie Amirshenava

Seyedeh Marzie Amirshenava
sad7c@mail.missouri.edu
Masters, Biochemistry, University of Tehran, 2012
B.S., Biology, University of Alzahra, 2007
Adviser: Mirela Milescu

Portrait of Jennifer Amstutz

Jennifer Amstutz
Information not available
B.S., Biology, Truman State University, 2019
Adviser: Paula McSteen

Portrait of Emilia  Asante

Emilia Asante
eax3b@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology , Earlham College , 2014
Adviser: Anand Chandrasekhar

Portrait of Brody Aubry

Brody Aubry
Information not available
B.S., Biology, Truman State University, 2017
Associate, Liberal Arts, Jefferson College, 2015
Adviser: Pamela Brown

Portrait of Benton Berigan

Benton Berigan
brb998@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, 2016
B.S., Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, 2016
AA, General Studies, St. Louis Community College, 2012
Adviser: Lorin Milescu

Portrait of Jacob Bouchier

Jacob Bouchier
jmb4cd@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, Truman State University, 2014
Adviser: Pamela Brown

Portrait of Kiristin  Budd

Kiristin Budd
krbgyf@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, Southern Utah University , 2015
Adviser: Lori Eggert

Portrait of Jon Cody

Jon Cody
jpcy8c@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biological Sciences, Southern IL University-Edwardsville, 2013
Adviser: James Birchler

Portrait of Deise Cruz Santos

Deise Cruz Santos
dc895@mail.missouri.edu
Masters, Animal Diversity: Zoology, Federal University of Bahia, 2011
B.A., Biological Sciences, Federal University of Bahia, 2009
Adviser: H. Carl Gerhardt

Portrait of Carrie Davis-Hansson

Carrie Davis-Hansson
Information not available
B.S., Biological Sceinces, University of Missouri, 2018
Adviser: David Schulz

Portrait of Jenna DeCata

Jenna DeCata
jad5k7@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, University of Iowa, 2016
Adviser: Laura Schulz

Portrait of Singha Dhungana

Singha Dhungana
srdm93@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, Truman State University, 2014
A.S., Science, Northern Virginia Community College, 2012
, Biology, Southern Arkansas University, 2010
Adviser: David Braun

Portrait of Alexandra Diller

Alexandra Diller
ard2pc@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biochemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2015
Adviser: D Cornelison

Portrait of Seth Edwards

Seth Edwards
Information not available
B.S., Biology, St. Louis University, 2019
Adviser: Ruthie Angelovici

Portrait of Zachary Elkins

Zachary Elkins
zfez99@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Psychology & Computer Sci, Drake University, 2016
B.S., Psychology and Computer Science, Drake University, 2016
Adviser: Elizabeth King

Portrait of Marianne Emery

Marianne Emery
mleww8@mail.missouri.edu
Masters, Plant Breeding, Iowa State University, 2015
B.S., Agricultural Science, Truman State University, 2013
Adviser: Ruthie Angelovici

Portrait of Rana Farber Kennedy

Rana Farber Kennedy
rkz49@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology Pre-Health and Biomedical Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, 2014
Adviser: Patrick Shiu

Portrait of Joe Gunn

Joe Gunn
jcg5g9@mail.missouri.edu
B.A., Biology, William Jewell College, 2015
B.A., Mathematics, William Jewell College, 2015
Adviser: Lori Eggert

Portrait of Katherine Guthrie

Katherine Guthrie
klgdn2@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., General Biology: Emphasis in Botany, Northwest Missouri State University, 2015
Adviser: Paula McSteen

Portrait of Abiskar Gyawali

Abiskar Gyawali
agr75@mail.missouri.edu
Masters, Biology, South Dakota State University, 2016
B.S., Agriculture; Plant Breeding, Institution of Agriculture and Animal Science, 2011
Adviser: Paula McSteen

Portrait of Yves Saint Hall

Yves Saint Hall
ydhvdb@mail.missouri.edu
Masters, Natural Sciences, Northeaster State University, 2017
B.S., Biology, Northeastern State University, 2015
Adviser: Michael Garcia

Portrait of Sherryl Henderson

Sherryl Henderson
slhp86@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, Xavier University of Louisiana, 2013
Adviser: David Schulz

Portrait of Devynn Hummel

Devynn Hummel
dshgc2@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, Southeast Missouri State University, 2015
Adviser: Anand Chandrasekhar

Portrait of Rowan Karvas

Rowan Karvas
rknpc@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, 2011
Adviser: Laura Schulz

Portrait of Daniel Kick

Daniel Kick
drk8b9@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, Truman State University, 2015
Adviser: David Schulz

Portrait of Ashten Kimble

Ashten Kimble
askgz3@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, Northwest Missouri State University, 2016
Adviser: Mannie Liscum

Portrait of Candice King

Candice King
ckkxd@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biological Sciences, Medgar Evers College, 2009
Associate, Biological Sciences, Kingsborough Community College, 2004
Adviser: Bing Zhang

Portrait of Katelynn Koskie

Katelynn Koskie
kakd58@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Astronomy/Astrophysics, Indiana University Bloomington, 2013
Adviser: Mannie Liscum

Portrait of Veronica LaCombe

Veronica LaCombe
vmlb88@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, Truman State University, 2013
Adviser: D Cornelison

Portrait of Joshua Lisse

Joshua Lisse
jrlhf7@mail.missouri.edu
Masters, Applied and Environmental Biology, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2018
B.S., Biochemistry, University of Missouri, 2016
Adviser: Bing Zhang

Portrait of Rebecca Lukasak

Rebecca Lukasak
ralxdz@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biotechnology, Marywood University, 2017
Adviser: James Birchler

Portrait of Austin Lynn

Austin Lynn
amlqb4@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology: Botany Emphasis, Northwest Missouri State University, 2013
Adviser: Candace Galen

Portrait of Makenzie Mabry

Makenzie Mabry
mem2c2@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, San Diego State University, 2010
Masters, Biology, San Diego State University, 2015
Adviser: J. Chris Pires

Portrait of Paige Martinez

Paige Martinez
plmdp@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, University of Missouri, 2018
Adviser: Anand Chandrasekhar

Portrait of Arianne Messerman

Arianne Messerman
afmxw7@mail.missouri.edu
B.A., Biology, Kenyon College, 2011
Masters, Environmnetal Management, Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, 2014
Adviser: Manuel Leal

Portrait of Sabrina Michael

Sabrina Michael
sm6y6@mail.missouri.edu
Masters, Biology, Eastern New Mexico University , 2016
B.A., Biology, Eastern New Mexico University , 2013
Adviser: Reginald Cocroft

Portrait of Zachary Miller

Zachary Miller
millerz@mizzou.edu
Associate, Associates of Arts, Jefferson College, 2007
B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies - Environmental Studies, Truman State University, 2012
Adviser: Candace Galen

Portrait of Aditi Mishra

Aditi Mishra
amn2c@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Research, Indian Inst of Science, 2015
Adviser: Troy Zars

Portrait of Katherine Murphey

Katherine Murphey
kjm449@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Wildlife and Conservation Biology, Murray State University, 2016
Adviser: Johannes Schul

Portrait of Patrick Nittler

Patrick Nittler
pgnr52@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology; Biochemistry & Biotechnology, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2016
Adviser: Mannie Liscum

Portrait of Nadia Patterson

Nadia Patterson
nrpymd@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, CUNY Medgar Evers College, 2017
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Adviser: Chiswili Yves Chabu

Portrait of Christian Perez

Christian Perez
Information not available
B.S., Integrative Biology, Harvard University, 2017
Adviser: Manuel Leal

Portrait of Anna Perinchery

Anna Perinchery
aph62@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, Newman University, 2014
Adviser: Elizabeth King

Portrait of Paul Petrowski

Paul Petrowski
pfp6wc@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Molecular Biology, Stetson University, 2017
Adviser: Elizabeth King

Portrait of Michael Pisias

Michael Pisias
Information not available
B.S., Cell & Mol Biology, Calt State Univ-Sacramento, 2019
Adviser: James Birchler

Portrait of Jennifer Probst

Jennifer Probst
Information not available
B.S., Biology, Missouri State University Springfield, 2018
Adviser: David Braun

Portrait of Carlos Rivera

Carlos Rivera
cerp73@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biological sciences , Missouri university of science and technology , 2013
Masters, Applied and Environmental Biology, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2016
Adviser: Bing Zhang

Portrait of Jan Lorie Robil

Jan Lorie Robil
jmrp76@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Science, Southern Luzon St University, 2008
Adviser: Paula McSteen

Portrait of Vivek Shrestha

Vivek Shrestha
vs6d9@mail.missouri.edu
Masters, Biology, South Dakota State University, 2016
B.S., Agriculture (plant science), Tribhuvan University (IAAS), 2011
Adviser: Ruthie Angelovici

Portrait of Angelynn Simenson

Angelynn Simenson
aps455@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Physics, University of Missouri - Columbia, 2017
Adviser: Troy Zars

Portrait of Kathryn Storey

Kathryn Storey
kms8mb@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
Adviser: Laura Schulz

Portrait of Levi Storks

Levi Storks
les9qd@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Zoology, Michigan State University, 2014
Adviser: Manuel Leal

Portrait of Nathan Swyers

Nathan Swyers
ncs89f@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, 2011
Adviser: James Birchler

Portrait of Victor Sy

Victor Sy
Information not available
B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, 2019
Adviser: Patrick Shiu

Portrait of Mathangi Thiruvaiyaru Ganesan

Mathangi Thiruvaiyaru Ganesan
mtxmv@mail.missouri.edu
B.Tech, Industrial Biotechnology, SASTRA University, 2013
Masters, Neuroscience, Otto von Guericke Universitaet, 2017
Adviser: Elizabeth King

Portrait of Shawn Thomas

Shawn Thomas
Information not available
B.S., Biology & Plant Biology, University of Georgia, 2018
Adviser: J. Chris Pires

Portrait of Sarah Unruh

Sarah Unruh
sauvd3@mail.missouri.edu
B.A., Biology, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2013
Adviser: J. Chris Pires

Portrait of Michael Vierling

Michael Vierling
mmv7x5@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biological Sciences, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 2015
Adviser: Patrick Shiu

Portrait of Jose Viteri

Jose Viteri
jav4v6@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology, Truman State University, 2018
Adviser: David Schulz

Portrait of Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams
maw2q3@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology , Missouri State University, 2013
Masters, Biology, Missouri State University, 2014
Adviser: Pamela Brown

Portrait of Patricka Williams-Simon

Patricka Williams-Simon
pawtk4@mail.missouri.edu
B.S., Biology , Medgar Evers College , 2013
Adviser: Elizabeth King

Portrait of Katherine Wynne

Katherine Wynne
Information not available
B.S., Biology, Kalamazoo College, 2017
Adviser: Lauren Sullivan