2012 Summer Interns

Cornell University

Dov Camuzeauxity:  Comparison of in vitro and in vivo mefenoxam sensitivity assays for Phytophthora infestans– Fry Lab

Christopher Chang:  Comparison of 2010-2011 epidemic data to Late Blight Decision Support System recommendations – Fry Lab

Richard Childers:  P. infestans resistance to multiple in-vitro mefenoxam assays – Fry Lab

Geneva– Anjali Merchant:  Evaluation of qRT-PCR disease forecasting system – Smart Lab

Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center

Amanda Gardner:  Evaluation of Late Blight Decision Support System with Long Island growers – McGrath Lab

NC State University

Katie Schneberg:  “CSI Dublin:  Hunt for the Irish potato killer” – Ristaino Lab

Meghan Wyatt:  “Genetic structure of modern US genotypes of Phytophthora infestans – Ristaino Lab

Oregon State University

Kimberly Bellingham:  Fungicide sensitivity of P. infestans isolates from 2011 – Grunwald Lab

Taylor Nowlin:   Species boundaries of P. fragariae and P. rubi – Grunwald and Stewart Lab

University of California, Riverside

Careen Khachatoorian:  Transformation of P. infestans using ribosomal promoters and miRNA-expressing plasmids – Judelson Lab

University of Idaho

Kelly Deobald:  Development of a method to express P. infestans pathogen-associated molecular patterns – Xiao Lab

Tyler Lankford:   Characterization of NAC1 resistance transcription factor – Xiao Lab