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Principle Investigators

David Bertioli, Principal Investigator; Georgia Research Alliance Distinguished Investigator and Professor Department of Crops and Soil Sciences
Ph.D. Virology, University of Oxford, UK
B.Sc. Botany, University of Duhram, UK
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Soraya Leal-Bertioli, Principal Investigator; Senior Research Scientist Department of Plant Pathology
Ph.D. Plant Sciencies, Nottingham University, UK
B.Sc. Biological Sciences, University of Brasilia, Brazil.

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Research Staff

Mark Hopkins, Center for Applied Genetic Technologies Laboratory Parapro/Pro

BS Plant Pathology, BS Microbiology (1985) University of Georgia MS Plant Pathology (1988) University of Georgia

Tyler Huckabee, Laboratory Technician
Francisco de Blas Pos doctoral associate

Kevin Tarner, Greenhouse manager.

M.S. Natural Resources Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (2018), University of Georgia University of Georgia. B.A. History with minor in Horticulture (2009) University of Georgia.

Graduate Students

Maricel Gonzales, Ph.D Student (Department of Plant Pathology)
M. S. Plant Pathology (2011), University of the Philippines Los Banos
B.Sc. Agriculture major in Plant Pathology (2006), University of the Philippines Los Banos

Yun-Ching Tsai, Ph.D Student (Department of Plant Pathology)
M. S. Plant Pathology (2014), University of  Georgia
B.Sc. Plant Pathology (2010), National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan

Emile Cora Barnes, PhD Student (Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics)

M.S. Biotechnology, University of South Florida (2019)

B.A. Cell and Molecular Biology, New College of Florida (2019)

Namrata Maharjan Ph.D Student (Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics)

Brandon Tonnis Ph.D Student (Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics)

Daniel Matusinek (Dan) Ph.D Student (Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics)

Alexi Dong MS Student (Department of Plant Pathology)

Samuele Lamon, Ph.D Student (Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics)

M. S. Crop and Soil Sciences (2019), University of Georgia.

M. S. Sustainable Agriculture (2019), University of Padua, Italy.

B.Sc. Agricultural Science and Technology (2016), University of Padua Italy.