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Congratulations Spring 2020 Graduates!

by | Jun 15, 2020

A composite of six closeup photos of, from left to right, Jason Hoki, Jennifer Wilson, Ryland Bednarek, Alexander Liu, Cassandra Proctor and Lingwei Wan.

BTI’s Spring 2020 graduates. From left to right, Jason Hoki, Jennifer Wilson, Ryland Bednarek, Alexander Liu, Cassandra Proctor and Lingwei Wan.

We are pleased to announce that six BTI researchers received their degrees from Cornell University this spring.

Congratulations to our newest alumni:

  • Jason Hoki, Schroeder lab, PhD in Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Dissertation title: “Development of click-chemistry based enrichment strategies to characterize ligand binding and metabolism”
  • Jennifer Wilson, Heck lab, PhD in Plant Pathology, Thesis title: “Studies on polerovirus protein interactions reveal novel evolutionary and mechanistic processes in virus transmission by aphids”
  • Ryland Bednarek, Fei lab, MS in Plant Pathology/Phytopathology, Thesis title: “Evaluating transcriptome changes in sweet potato during viral pathogen infection”
  • Alexander Liu, Martin lab, BS in Plant Sciences
  • Cassandra Proctor, Harrison lab, BS in Plant Sciences
  • Lingwei Wan, Martin lab, BS in Plant Sciences
  • You make us proud, and we wish you the best of luck in all of your future endeavors!

     

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