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Current Lab Members

The Roston lab is making lipids great again with the best young researchers!​

Rebecca is committed to providing the mentoring you need to reach your next career goal. She also believes that your goals are the right goals. She'll help you become a leader in industry, education, academia or beyond.

We Escaped!

Februrary 2019: We celebrated being awarded an NSF-CAREER award by going to an escape room. The escape room was bio-terror related, with us ransacking a "lab" to find the cure (NaCl--really?). We escaped with fifteen minutes to spare, but only managed to save Canda from the ravages of the disease...

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Go team!

Thank you to all those who have donated their expertise to the Roston lab efforts.

Dr. Allison Barnes

Graduate Student

2014 - 2019. Her dissertation describes how plants react to freezing and other stresses by modifying membranes.  She is currently a post-doc with Rubén Rellán-Álvarez at North Carolina State University.

Mason McCormick

Undergraduate Researcher

Mason joined the lab in 2016 and left for a job in chemistry. Graduated UNL 2019.

Jenny Myers

Undergraduate Student

Jenny joined the lab in 2016 and graduated in 2018. She's now off being a graduate student at North Carolina State University.

Former Lab Members

REBECCA ROSTON

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Rebecca moved to UNL in 2014.

A brief biography:
2003 B.S. UC Davis
2009 Ph.D. UC Davis with Kentaro Inoue
         Focused on protein targeting.
2014 Post-Doc. MSU with Christoph Benning
Focused on Plant Lipid Metabolism and trafficking.

2014 - Current: University of Nebraska - Lincoln

 

Teaching: Macromolecular Structure and Metabolism, a beginning biochemistry course at UNL (BIOC431)

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2016 PLANTS’ SURPRISING GUARD AGAINST FREEZING: ACID

Allison and Rebecca make the news based on their recent publication

Summer 2015: The Roston Lab Travels First Class

Back row: Alexi Lauray, Samira Mahboub, David Logan
Middle row: Ali Meyers
Front row: Allison Barnes, Carol Roston, Rebecca Roston