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April 9th, 2024  Zach successfully defends his dissertation


April 8th, 2024
Aline Rodrigues de Queiroz
successfully defends her dissertation 


Tea Treat

We celebrate Zach's 1st author paper in Plant Phys!

"All members of the Arabidopsis DGAT and PDAT acyltransferase families operate during high and low temperatures" by Zachery D Shomo, Samira Mahboub, Hathaichanok Vanviratikul, Mason McCormick, et. al.)

And we celebrated with caffeine @ShareTea on February 6th, 2024

A bit of fun rewinding the GC guard column


All Zach Halloween

We all dressed up like Zach. Especially Zach.

And Zach, Zach, Zach, and Zach (i.e., Aline, Cailin, Fangyi, and Zach) made a PCR machine pumpkin complete with a PCR mausoleum for "Forgot to add water", "Two left primers", and "Forgot template DNA" reactions. 
October 31st, 2023

Air Clay Crafting Party!

We celebrated Fangyi's comprehensive exam in a joint clay crafting party with the Schnable lab! 

October 25th, 2023


Just A Small Party

We celebrated Cailin's comprehensive exam success with a shrinky-dink party. Cailin made "PAGE Gel" earrings!
Friday the 13th, October 2023

Pre-Primed Prodigious Painting Party Photo

Celebrating Comprehensive Exam Success

We emjoyed the day and painted some figurines in a lovely departure from other difficult endeavors.  July, 2023

Prodigious Painting Party.jpg

2023 Farewell Party

Joslin Ishwime, Hailey Olberding, and Pacifique Muzigura all move forward to bigger and better things and we wish them the absolute best!


2023 Publication Success!

Co-authors celebrate the success of our recently published review paper. It compares different antioxidants' effects on plants. Left to right: Jithesh Vijayan, Seema Sahay, Katarzyna Glowacka, Rebecca Roston, Jeremy Brown, Julie Stone, Aline Rodrigues de Queiroz

Allison Barnes Graduates! May, 2019
Lab Time with Upward Bound, March 30th 2019
Sunday with a Scientist, March 11th 2018
Plant Biology Recruitment, Jan. 19th 2017

Jenny Myers showing how to take samples.


Jenny Myers showing how to grind samples.


Rebecca Roston narrating Jenny's demo so Jenny can focus.


Rebecca Roston still narrating.

Raising Nebraska at the State Fair, 2016

Allison Barnes talking to State Fair-goers of all ages about membrane adaptation to cold.

August, 2016
Plant Biology 2016, Annual meeting of ASPB
Allison Barnes and Yan Lu

Allison presenting her poster to Professor Yan Lu of Western Michigan University.


Allison chairing a session on Abiotic Stress Tolerance.

Allison presenting her research.

Midwest Section Meeting of ASPB, Mar. 2016
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