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Principal Investigator: Charles T. Anderson, PhD

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Postdoctoral Researcher: Deborah Petrik, PhD

Research Projects: Abiotic stress tolerance and cell wall dynamics in grasses

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PhD student: Daniel McClosky (Plant Biology)

Research Projects: Metabolic Labeling of Plant Cell Walls; Characterization of Cell Wall-Binding Dyes

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PhD Student: Yue Rui (Plant Biology)

Research Project: Cell Wall Dynamics in Stomatal Development and Function

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PhD Student: William Barnes (Plant Biology)

Research Project: UDP-Glucose Flux in Cell Wall Biosynthesis

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PhD Student: Yintong Chen (MCIBS)

Research Project: Cell Wall Dynamics in Stomatal Development and Function

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Rotation Student: Sydney Duncombe (Plant Biology)

Research Project: Biomass Enhancement and Degradability

Rotation Student: Sarah Pfaff (Plant Biology)

Research Project: Grass Transformation and Cell Wall Imaging

Rotation Student: Yunqing Zhou (MCIBS)

Research Project: Cell Wall Labeling and Imaging

Undergraduate Researcher: Igor Andrzhievsky

Research Project: Identification of New Genes Involved in Cell Wall Expansion

Undergraduate Researcher: Justin Slovin

Research Project: Pectins and Cancer, Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Cell Walls

Undergraduate Researcher: Benjamin Brown

Research Project: Analysis of Dye Interactions with Plant Cell Walls

Undergraduate Researcher: Benjamin Ratchford

Research Project: Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Cell Walls

Undergraduate Researcher: Steven Snipes

Research Project: Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Cell Walls

Undergraduate Researcher: Melissa Durkin

Research Project: UDP-Glucose Flux in Cell Wall Biosynthesis

Undergraduate Researcher: Taylor Purzycki

Research Project: Cell Wall Dynamics in Stomatal Development and Function

Undergraduate Researcher: Victoria Rosado

Research Project: Cell Wall Dynamics in Stomatal Development and Function

Undergraduate Researcher: Emma Price

Research Project: Metabolic labeling of plant cell walls

 

If you are interested in working in the Anderson lab as a postdoctoral researcher, PhD candidate, undergraduate researcher, or research technician, please send an email with the desired position, a CV, and three references to cta3 (at) psu (dot) edu.

April 24, 2017: Our fifth year lab anniversary lab photo!

April 22, 2016: Lab photo, followed by...ice cream!

May 5, 2015: Lab photo, plus ice cream of course!

October 8, 2014: Lab lunch

May 2, 2014: Lab photo, followed by ice cream from the Berkey Creamery

March 18, 2014: Lab breakfast to welcome Will, Liam, Jaime, Sam, and Devon to the lab

July 1, 2013: Lab lunch to welcome our summer researchers

February 7, 2013: Lab lunch to welcome Yue and Nikki


July 3, 2012: The lab, powered up for science by ice cream from the Berkey Creamery!

Former Lab Members

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2012-2017: Chaowen Xiao, PhD

Currently a Faculty Member at Sichuan University

Rotation Student, Fall 2016: Jessica Eason (MCIBS)

PhD student, 2012-2016: Thomas McCarthy (Plant Biology)

Currently a Postdoctoral Researcher with Volker Brendel at Indiana University Bloomington

Undergraduate Researcher, 2015-2016: James McTavish

Research Technician II, 2012-2015: Melissa Ishler

Undergraduate Researcher, 2013-2015: Devon Fischer

Undergraduate Researcher, Summer 2015: Jesse Turner

Undergraduate Researcher, 2014-15: Liam Farrell

Undergraduate Researcher, 2014-15: Jaime Jarrin

Undergraduate Researcher, 2014: Sam Kurth

Master's Student, 2013-2014: Nikki Kapp (Plant Biology; co-advised with Tom Richard)

Undergraduate Researcher, 2014: Samantha Roa

Undergraduate Researcher, 2013-2014: Dustin Betz

 

Rotation Student, Fall 2013: Xuan Wang (Plant Biology)

 

Undergraduate Researcher, 2012-13: Kaitlyn Bingaman (Benachowski)

Research Technician, Summer 2013: Adam Clemens

Undergraduate Researcher, Summer 2013: Kristen Gulino

Undergraduate Researcher, 2012-13: Andrew Polyak

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2012: Peter Dowd, PhD

Rotation Student, Fall 2012: Merisa Nisic (Cell and Developmental Biology)

Rotation Student, Fall 2012: Anna Sberna (Genetics)

Rotation Student, Fall 2012: Tina Lai (Plant Biology)

High School Intern, Summer 2012: Pooja Shah

 

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