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    Spring 2017
    • Congratulations Yu-Ling on your position at the National Museum of Taiwan!
    • Congratulations Liz on receiving an ARCS Fellowship for the coming academic year!
    • Congratulations to Justin on your new publication in Frontiers!
    • Congratulations Nathaniel for receiving an Honors Internship award, and thanks for joining us in Chile!
    • Congratulations Haley and her mentor Joe -- Haley received a first-place award for research in the Honors First Year Poster Session!
    • Congratulations Joe for being accepted to the OSG User School for computational biology in summer 2017!
    • Congratulations Haley and her mentor Joe -- Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the American Society for Microbiology!
    • Congratulations Ashton for being accepted to the MS program in Plant Pathology, starting fall 2017!
    • Congratulations Emily and her mentor Liz -- Emily was named Intern of the Year by the Vail High School District!
    • Congratulations Anyang for your new job in industry. We are thrilled for you. :)
    • Congratulations Camilo on your new postdoctoral award!
    • Congratulations to our graduating undergrads -- Halina, Emma, Jasmin!
    • And big congratulations to lab alum Jana for her new faculty position at the UA. So happy!!

    Fall 2016
    • Welcome Alison, new PhD student!
    • Welcome Joe, new NSF post-doctoral fellow!
    • Congratulations Aasiya on your P.E.O. International Award!
    • Congratulations Ashton, graduating with a degree in Plant Sciences!
    • Congratulations Sarah for completing your MS and starting your new job in industry!
    • And big congratulations to lab alumn Naupaka for his new faculty position at San Francisco State. Yay!!
    Spring/summer 2016
    • Our new projects have begun -- leaf traits with Sunshine Van Bael and GoLife with colleagues at Duke, NC State, Ole Miss, UConn!
    • Congratulations to our graduating undergrads -- Jose, Michael, and Nattapol!
    • Congratulations Ellen, nominee for Honors Sophomore of the Year!
    • Welcome aboard Alicia, botanist extraordinaire for GoLife!
    • Congratulations Shuzo for coordinating a fabulous research expedition to Panama for GoLife!

    Fall 2015
    • Congratulations Justin for receiving a GSPC research grant!
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    • Thanks to all in the lab who have helped with SANITY, the research/field outreach program for high schoolers in the Chiricahua Mountains!
    • Thanks to all in the lab who have helped with BLAST, the summer molecular ecology/microbiology program for high school students!
    • Welcome Felix,Felix/Nattapol, from Whitman
    • Welcome Michael, SNRE undergraduate, studying the oral microbiome of raptors!
    • Congratulations Sarah -- best wishes for a wonderful wedding!
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    to your postdoc. Congrats on the Ph.D.!postdoc!
    • Congratulations to our lab graduates, Chantelle Khambholja, Thomas Gleason, Trevor Mock, and Jorge Ramos!
    • Welcome back, Gavin and Margaret, NSF RET fellows -- best wishes for a great research experience in Panama!
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    • Welcome Sarah Araldi, new graduate student!
    • Welcome Nick Garber, new postdoc!
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    • Congratulations to Chantelle for being admitted to veterinary school!
    • Welcome Jeiry Toribio and Maryanne Scott, visiting scholars from Mexico and Canada!
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    • Ms. Sarah Araldi-Brondolo, MS, Plant Pathology, industry: graduated 8/2016.
    Former postdocs (lab alumni):
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    • Dr. Jana U'Ren, Dimensions of Biodiversity/endophytes of the boreal biome • Dr. Sarah Higginbotham, fungal secondary metabolites.
    Interns, trainees, and visitors from other institutions: 2016, Gerald Schneider, University of Utah • 2016, Peter Tellez, Tulane University • 2016, Melissa Norris, UA • 2016, Daniel Hayden, Oklahoma State • 2015, Felix (Nattapol) Kraisitudomsook, Whitman College • 2014, Paulina Ramos, University of Sinaloa • 2014, Joao Paulo Toledo, Sao Paulo, Brazil • 2013, Erin Spear, University of Utah • 2013, Julian Gonzales III, Ramiro Garza, Kevin Thompson -- University of Texas, Pan-American • 2013, Carolina Sarmiento, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute • 2013, Camilo Zalamea, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute • 2012, Adriana Corrales, University of Illinois • 2012, Julien Ponchart, Universite Laval • 2012, Peter Cerda, University of Texas Pan American • 2012, Edelio Bazan, University of Texas Pan American • 2011, 2012, Brittany Peña, University of Texas Pan American • 2010-2011, Ochana Otto ('Otto'), Tucson High Magnet School • 2010-2013, Wes MacDonald, MacDonald Home School • 2010, Rowena Dolino, teacher at Tsehootsooi Middle School, Navajo Nation (AZ START program) • 2010, Jim Uomoto, teacher at Pueblo High Magnet School, Tucson (AZ START program) • 2010-2011, Frankie Orozco, student at Tucson High Magnet School, Tucson (Pima County) • 2010, Abby Cochrane, student at Catalina Foothills High Magnet School, Tucson (NSF) • 2010, Jessica Bolaños, SENACyT Panama • 2010, Seth Kauppinen, UC Berkeley • 2010, Sarah Higginbotham, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute • 2010-2011, Sheri Steidl, Yavapai Community College (NSF) • 2009, Rowena Dolino, teacher at Tsehootsooi Middle School, Navajo Nation (AZ START program) • 2009, Catherina Caballero-George, SENACyT Panama • 2009, Magaly de Chial, Universidad de Panama • 2008- • 2011, Demetra Kandalepas, Louisana State University • 2008, Steve Uyeda, teacher at Sunnyside High School and instructor at Pima Community College (AZ START program) • 2008, Alex (JJ) Delgado, first-year student at Pima Community College (Arizona Biology Network) • 2006-2007, Cheyenne Weeks-Galindo, Pima Community College (tropical seed-associated fungi) (Arizona Biology Network) • 2006, Courtney Kluger, Duke University (tropical seed-associated fungi) (NSF REU) • 2005, 2007, Mary Shimabukuro, Dine College (fungal endophytes of ponderosa pine) (Arizona Biology Network)
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Wednesday, January 18

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    Former graduate students (lab alumni): Dr. Michele Hoffman, Plant Pathology, PhD: graduated 5/2010 - US Homeland Security • Dr. Jana U'Ren, PhD, Plant Pathology: graduated 12/2011 - postdoctoral fellow, ABE, University of Arizona • Dr. Mariana del Olmo Ruiz, PhD, Plant Pathology: graduated 8/2012 - postdoctoral fellow, Institute for Ecology, UNAM (Mexico) • Dr. Ellen Martinson, PhD, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: graduated 12/2012 - postdoctoral fellow, University of Rochester • Dr. Mary Jane Epps, PhD, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: graduated 12/2012 - postdocoral fellow, North Carolina State University • Mr. Dustin Sandberg, MS, Plant Pathology: graduated 5/2013 - plant pathologist, USDA/APHIS • Ms. Kayla Arendt, MS, Plant Pathology: graduated 1/2015 - exploring opportunities • Ms. Chantelle Khambholja, MS, Plant Pathology: graduated 5/2015 - veterinary school
    • Ms. Sarah Araldi-Brondolo, MS, Plant Pathology, industry: graduated 8/2016.
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    (lab alumni):
    Dr. Naupaka Zimmerman, Biogeography, fungi-host interactions, comparative genomics of foliar fungi •
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    Dr. Jana
    Interns, trainees, and visitors from other institutions: 2016, Gerald Schneider, University of Utah • 2016, Peter Tellez, Tulane University • 2016, Melissa Norris, UA • 2016, Daniel Hayden, Oklahoma State • 2015, Felix (Nattapol) Kraisitudomsook, Whitman College • 2014, Paulina Ramos, University of Sinaloa • 2014, Joao Paulo Toledo, Sao Paulo, Brazil • 2013, Erin Spear, University of Utah • 2013, Julian Gonzales III, Ramiro Garza, Kevin Thompson -- University of Texas, Pan-American • 2013, Carolina Sarmiento, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute • 2013, Camilo Zalamea, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute • 2012, Adriana Corrales, University of Illinois • 2012, Julien Ponchart, Universite Laval • 2012, Peter Cerda, University of Texas Pan American • 2012, Edelio Bazan, University of Texas Pan American • 2011, 2012, Brittany Peña, University of Texas Pan American • 2010-2011, Ochana Otto ('Otto'), Tucson High Magnet School • 2010-2013, Wes MacDonald, MacDonald Home School • 2010, Rowena Dolino, teacher at Tsehootsooi Middle School, Navajo Nation (AZ START program) • 2010, Jim Uomoto, teacher at Pueblo High Magnet School, Tucson (AZ START program) • 2010-2011, Frankie Orozco, student at Tucson High Magnet School, Tucson (Pima County) • 2010, Abby Cochrane, student at Catalina Foothills High Magnet School, Tucson (NSF) • 2010, Jessica Bolaños, SENACyT Panama • 2010, Seth Kauppinen, UC Berkeley • 2010, Sarah Higginbotham, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute • 2010-2011, Sheri Steidl, Yavapai Community College (NSF) • 2009, Rowena Dolino, teacher at Tsehootsooi Middle School, Navajo Nation (AZ START program) • 2009, Catherina Caballero-George, SENACyT Panama • 2009, Magaly de Chial, Universidad de Panama • 2008- • 2011, Demetra Kandalepas, Louisana State University • 2008, Steve Uyeda, teacher at Sunnyside High School and instructor at Pima Community College (AZ START program) • 2008, Alex (JJ) Delgado, first-year student at Pima Community College (Arizona Biology Network) • 2006-2007, Cheyenne Weeks-Galindo, Pima Community College (tropical seed-associated fungi) (Arizona Biology Network) • 2006, Courtney Kluger, Duke University (tropical seed-associated fungi) (NSF REU) • 2005, 2007, Mary Shimabukuro, Dine College (fungal endophytes of ponderosa pine) (Arizona Biology Network)
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    Volunteers, Diné College project: 2006: Amanda Way, Liang Shen, Kelly Farrell (Duke University) and Claire Heinitz (UA). • 2007: Rebecca Porter (Duke University), Mariana del Olmo R., Fabiola Santos R., and Christine Coursodon (UA)...and thanks to Ming-Min Lee, Julia Maddison, Michele Hoffman, and Jana U'Ren for help with this project throughout its duration!
    Students conducting lab rotations: Emma Holland (Genetics): endohyphal bacteria • Ryan Wallace (ABBS): endohyphal bacteria • Neill Prohaska (EEB): endophytes • Breonna Smith (ABBS): endolichenic fungi • Yu-Ling Huang (ABBS): effects of wildfire on fungal endophytes • Mana Ohkura (PLP): diversity of endophytes and endohyphal bacteria from the Navajo Nation • Simon Stump (EEB): Fungal communities associated with Erodium cicutarium, an invasive plant in SE, Arizona • Amritha Wickramage (PLP): diversity and specificity of fungi from the Chuska Mountains, Navajo Nation • David Jarvis (PLS/IGERT in Genomics): evolution of ecological modes in the Ascomycota • Jana U'Ren (PLS/IGERT in Genomics): evolutionary origins of tropical seed-associated fungi • Mary Jane Epps (EEB): diversity and ecological roles of nectar-inhabiting microbes • Mariana del Olmo Ruiz (PLP): estimating diversity of tropical foliar endophytes • Libby Landeen (EEB): endolichenic bacteria • Michele Hoffman (PLP): endophytes of Cupressaceae
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