Somer Rowe, a plant biology undergraduate, is spending part of this summer at Cornell University working with top chemical ecologists, Drs. Andre Kessler and Rob Raguso analyzing her Sarracenia leucophylla volatile samples. This great experience was funded by her PBIO 4960 Undergraduate Research Award. Somer's project, under the advisement of graduate student Jess Stephens, is looking at volatile differences between flowers and traps of S. leucophylla.
Research - Sweet Potato
Plants used in a study aimed at reconstructing evolutionary relationships in the sweet potato species complex.
Alumni - Steve Franks
Alumnus Steve Franks is an associate professor at Fordham University in NY.
Graduate Student - Jess Stephens
Graduate student Jess Stephens with her study species in the genus Sarracenia (2016).
PBIO grad student David Higgins counts down for Grad students Ilkay Doerter, Lauren Eserman, and Jess Stephens to begin the egg-and-spoon race at the Graduate Student Field Day (April, 2015)
Grad Student - Jeffrey Cannon
Graduate student Jeffery Cannon during a field exercise for a Wildland Firefighter Course in Nashville, GA (2014).