Lab Alumni

Phil Davey 1999-2001 Senior Research Officer, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, UK.
Andrew Leakey 2002-2004 Assistant Professor, Plant Biology at University of Illinois
Shawna Naidu 2000- 2005 Molecular and Cellular Biology Honors Program Coordinator at University of Illinois
Dafu Wang 2006-2008 Research Scientist, Biotechnology, at Monsanto Company, Chesterfield MO
Xinguang Zhu 2004-2008 Head, Plant Systems Biology Group, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai
Fernando Miguez 2007-2009 Assistant Professor of Agronomy at Iowa State University
Frank Dohleman 2009 Crop Physiology Lead, Yield and Stress Traits, Monsanto Company,  Chesterfield, MO
Dan Wang 2013 International Center for Ecology, Meteorology and Environment, School of Applied Meteorology, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China
Deepak Jaiswal 2011-2016 FAPESP Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Campinas, Brazil
Venkatraman Srinivasan 2013-2017 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Colin Osborne Ph.D. 1996 Professor, Department of Plant Biology and Associate Director, Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures, University of Sheffield, UK
Graham Hymus Ph.D. 1998 Senior Scientist, BioConsortia, Inc., Davis, California
Alistair Rogers Ph.D. 1998 Scientist, Environmental Sciences Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Carl Bernacchi Ph.D. 2002 Plant Biology, University of Illinois/USDA-ARS
Elizabeth Ainsworth Ph.D. 2003 Plant Biology, University of Illinois/USDA-ARS
Richard Webster Ph.D. 2004 Research Officer, Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK
Patrick Morgan Ph.D. 2004 Senior Applications Scientist & Group Leader-Photosynthesis, LI-COR Biosciences, Lincoln, Nebraska
Xinguang Zhu Ph.D. 2004 Head, Plant Systems Biology Group, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai
Emily Heaton Ph.D. 2006 Assistant Professor, Iowa State University, Ames IA
Charles Chen Ph.D. 2008 Assistant Professor, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa California
Victoria Wittig Ph.D. 2008  Adjunct Professor, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, Illinois
Frank Doleman Ph.D. 2009 External Stakeholder Lead, The Climate Corporation, San Francisco, California
Amanda de Souza visiting 2009 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Illinois
Will Hay Ph.D. 2012 Research Plant Physiologist, USDA-ARS, Peoria, Illinois
Ashley (Spence) Kuhn Ph.D. 2012 Environmental Safety & Sustainability Steward, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio
Becky Arundale Ph.D. 2012 Scientist at BP Biofuels, Houston, Texas
Adebosola Oladeinde Ph.D. 2012 Deputy Project Director of Cassava: Adding Value for Africa, Abeokuta, Nigeria
Yu Iwahashi visiting 2014 Visiting Graduate Student, Kyoto University, Japan
Noel Piatak M.Sc. 2015 Project Manager, Fresh Taste (supporting sustainable agriculture and food systems), Chicago, Illinois
Idan Spitz M.Sc. 2015  Chief Cultivation Officer and Director Research and Development, Kind Love, Denver, Colorado
Lynnicia Massenburg M.Sc. 2017  Graduate Student, Pennsylvania State University
Lindsay Heady 2001-2005
Kane Keller 2007
Danyelle Dehner 2007
Alex Meyers 2007
Jeremy Pillow 2008
Joe Crawford 2006-2008, Graduate Student, Washington State University
Allison Luzader 2007-2008, linkedin
Emily Doherty 2003-2008
Kaley Major 2007-2009
Kelechi Lamberts 2008
Gloria Gonzalez 2007-2008
Tom Straight 2008
Chris Kasia 2008-2009
Caroline Thurn 2008-2009
Rhea Kressman 2007-2009, Assistant Editor, Global Change Biology and GCB Bioenergy
Melissa Kocek 2007-2009
Rachel Vinsel 2009
Adrienne Perkins 2004-2009
Neal Makela 2010
Keith Chan 2008-2010
Tim Cohan 2009-2010
Eric Foster 2008-2010
Ariel Ranieri 2009-2010
Liz Vonderhaar 2010
Anthony Galicia 2008-2010
Ethan Kessler 2009-2011
Ross Polk 2009-2011, Waste Management Sustainability Services, Jolkona, Waterbelly LLC
Neil Thomas 2009-2011
Brian Miller 2010-2011
John Jurevis 2010-2011
Phylicia Robins 2010
Laird Boulden 2010-2011
Ben Lewis 2010-2012
Lecretia Williams 2010-2012
Dane Nelson 2011
Mike Hradek 2011
Mike Ferrari 2011-2012
Rafael Rodriquez 2011-2012
Pat Doherty 2010-2013
Amy Yanow 2010-2013, Community Manager at Coalition: Energy
Hannah Behle 2014
Michael Das 2014
Sylwia Dutka 2014
Kelly Madorsky 2013-2014
Kasey Colombani 2011-2015
Austin Keating 2013-2015
Hannah Behle 2014-2015
Jacob Feldman 2014-2015
Monique Hazemi 2014-2015
Siyuan (Lily) Cheng 2014-2015
Chris Seiboldt 2015
Emily Cheng 2015
Haotian Jiang 2015
Jiarui Xu 2015
Yilin Dong 2015
Richard Field 2015
Sydney Gillespie 2015
Emily Howells 2015
Mariah Johnson 2015 – 2017
Noelle Thompson 2015
Kevin Dinh 2016
Jacob Burrus 2016
Joe Klein 2016
Sydney Gillespie 2016
Alexander Riley 2016
Laura Shihadah 2016-2017
Katie Kucera 2017
Emma Moore 2017
Alexander Nelson 2017
Veronica Passarelli 2017