Congratulations to BTI’s PhD Graduates!

by | Jun 3, 2019

We are pleased to announce that seven Boyce Thompson Institute researchers received their PhD degrees during the Cornell University commencement ceremony on May 26.

Congratulations to our newest alumni:

  • Mariko Alexander, Heck lab, “Searching for the missing links: Connecting polerovirus structural biology to function”
  • Junsik Choi, Richards lab, “Arabidopsis nuclear lamin protein CRWNs and their involvement in plant defense and development”
  • Pooja Gudibanda, Schroeder lab, “A framework of steroid metabolism and nuclear receptor interactions in nematodes”
  • Maro Kariya, Schroeder lab
  • Angela Kruse, Heck lab, “A road map to control Huanglongbing: Tissue-specific, molecular analyses of the vector-pathogen interface”
  • Penelope Lindsay, Harrison lab, “How the plant protein VAPYRIN regulates arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis in Medicago truncatula
  • Carolina Mazo, Martin lab, “Molecular characterization of bacterial speck disease resistance from S. lycopersicoides against race 1 strains of Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato”
  • You make us proud, and we wish you the best of luck in all of your future endeavors!

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