Graduate Students


Syndell Parks

MSc in Biology

Thesis project: Do amino acid substitutions in phytoene desaturase explain resistance to fluridone in Eurasian watermilfoil?








Lindsey-Ann Schulte

MSc in Biology

Thesis project: Evolution of growth rates and herbicide sensitivity in hybrid watermilfoils











Jeff Pashnick

MSc in Cellular and Molecular Biology (Major Professor Alex Nikitin)

Thesis project: Comprehensive biomolecular analysis of a bronze-age burial site from southeast Europe (human ancient DNA)














Elizabeth LaRue
MSc in Biology

Liz is currently a PhD student at Purdue University

Thesis: Hybridization facilitates the rapid evolution of reduced herbicide sensitivity in the widely-managed invasive aquatic plant, Eurasian watermilfoil







Matthew Zuellig MSc in Biology

MaMatt Zuelligtt is currently a PhD student (in Fall 2011) at the University of Georgia's Genetics Department.

Thesis: Development and implementation of a new molecular approach for identifying unique genetic lineages of Eurasian watermilfoil




Hannah Tavalire
MSc in Biology

Hannah will be starting her PhD in Oregon State University's Zoology Department in Fall 2011.

Thesis: The roles of hybridization and cryptic ecological diversity in an invasive species: a study of Myriophyllum heterophyllum







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