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Graduate Research

  • Jürgen M. Schmitt (U. Düsseldorf) Ph.D. 1978; at present: Assoc. Professor, U. Berlin; Inst. Microbiol. & Plant Physiol.; FU Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
  • Albert Driesel (U. Düsseldorf) Ph.D. 1979; at present: Research Scientist (Head, TÜV Hessen; Recombinant Organism Permit Office); Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Michael Zech (U. Düsseldorf) Ph.D. 1984; at present: MPI Autoimmuno-diseases, or: private medical practice - lost contact.
  • Frank P. Wolter (U. Köln; joint with Dr. P. Schreier, Bayer AG) Ph.D. 1987; at present: Associate Professor, Universität Hamburg, Botanisches Institut, Univ. Hamburg, Germany (@ Prof. E. Heinz).
  • Alan V. Smrcka, 1984-1990. PhD 1990. Large and small subunits of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/ oxygenase. Assoc Professor, Univ Rochester Medical School Rochester NY.
  • Robert T. Ramage, 1984-1990. PhD 1990. Small subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase. Postdoc Ohio State Univ, Biotechnol Dept, Columbus Ohio (R. Tabita).
  • Nancy Forsthoefel, 1989-1991. M.S. Alfalfa genotypes. Res Assistant Oklahoma State Univ, Dept Biochem; Pres: Technician in Bohnert Lab, Univ Arizona.
  • E. Jay DeRocher, 1978-1992. PhD 1992. Molecular biology and evolution of the rubisco small subunit multi-gene family in M. crystallinum. Biotech. company in Seattle.
  • Daniel M. Vernon, 1988-1992. PhD 1992. Stress-induced transcripts in the ice plant. Assoc Professor, Whitman College WA; on sabbatical Univ Arizona 2000.
  • Rehana Khan, 1988-1993. PhD 1993. Arabidopsis mutants. Pres: Dept Medicine AHSC.
  • Shigehiro Yamada, 1992-1994. M.S. Water channels. Employee of Japan Tobacco Inc, will eventually receive PhD from Nagoya Univ.
  • Grace Barcellos (deceased 8/1995) (Univ. Rio de Janeiro, Dept. Biotech.), part of PhD thesis in Tucson; deceased.
  • Bo Shen, 1994-1997. PhD 1997. Stress in transgenic plants. Research Scientist, Pioneer Hibred.
  • Wei Deng, 1995-1997. PhD program. CAM induction in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Ph.D. program; two years; transferred to Duke Univ.
  • Tim Getzoff, 1989-1997. PhD 1997. Chimeric Arabidopsis thaliana Rubicsco-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase. Unknown: California.
  • Thomas Li (Plant Sciences Progr.) Univ. Arizona, M.S. program; left program during 3rd year.
  • Hong-Xia Li, 1999. (Plant Sciences program) Univ. Arizona, MS program, present address: Mendel Inc., Midland, CA.
  • Bryan Arendall, 1999. (Biochem. Program) Univ. Arizona, Ph.D. program, sixth year, now with crystallography group (Dr. W. Montfort, this dept.); finishing PhD, summer 1999.
  • Yingqing Ran (Plant Sciences program), Univ. Arizona, Ph.D. program, left during 2nd year to go to Med. School.
  • Hua Su, 1994-2001. Univ Arizona.
  • Hong Wang, 1998-2001. M.S. One-carbon metabolism. Univ Arizona.
  • John Bennett, 1998-2001. Water channel promoters. Univ Arizona.
  • Wei Xu, 1999-2001. One-carbon metabolism. Univ Arizona.
  • Suzanne Burey, 2002. U. Vienna (Loeffelhardt Lab).
  • Neslihan Ozturk, 2002. Univ Illinois.

Postdoctoral

  • Bernd Reiss, 1984-1986. (U Heidelberg, H Schaller); DFG Fellow; at present: Res. Scientist & Group Leader, MPI für Züchtungsforschung, Köln, Germany.
  • Michael Kaling, 1984-1986 (U Giessen; K Zetsche), Bayer AG Leverkusen; at present: Res. Scientist, German Cancer Res. Ctr, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Luz Vazquez-Moreno, 1985-1986. (U Arizona, W Grimes), USDA, at present: Assistant Professor, CIAD, Univ Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico.
  • Catherine C. Wasmann, 1984-1989. (MSU/ DOE-PRL, P Wolk), NSF; at present: Senior Res. Associate, Dept. Plant Pathology, University of Arizona (@ H. van Etten)..
  • Shuban Rawal, 1987-1988. (India Atomic Energy Comm., Bombay), Indian Government; lost contact.
  • Jutta Rickers, 1987-1988. (U Münster, F Spener); DAAD Fellow, at present: homemaker in Vancouver, Canada.
  • James A. Ostrem, 1987-1989. (U Wisconsin, L Schrader), USDA; private industry; Selectide Inc., Tucson, AZ, Now: own company (NanoSynTech), Tucson, AZ..
  • Zhifan Zhao, 1987-1989.(Colorado State, C Ross), USDA; at present: Agricultural Univ. Peking, PR China; lost contact.
  • Gabriele Meyer, 1987-1990. Genomic libraries, copia-like transposable elements in M. crystallinum. Assist Professor Science writer Berlin Germany.
  • Veronique Keppenne, 1990-1991. (U Nebraska, S Baenzinger), USDA, part-time; at present: Res. Assoc., Dept Plant Pathology, Univ. Arizona.
  • Elizabeth F. McElwain, 1990-1992. CAM induction in M. crystallinum. US Patent & Trademark Office Washington D.C.
  • Ralf Flachmann, 1989-1992. Rubisco. Assist Prof Univ. Heidelberg Botany Dept. (M. Stitt).
  • Mitchell C. Tarczynski, 1989-1992. Research Scientist Pioneer Hibred, Johnston Iowa.
  • John C. Cushman, 1987-1990. CAM induction in M. crystallinum. Assoc Prof Dept. Biochem OSU, Stillwater OK; 6/00 Univ Nevada, Reno.
  • Christina Sizemore (U. Erlangen, W Hillen), DOE, postdoc January - March 1993; at present: private industry, Selectide Inc., Tucson, AZ.
  • Heimo Breiteneder, 1991-1993. Environmental stress-mediated differential 3'-end and formation of chloroplast RNA-binding protein transcripts (M. crystallinum). Assistant Professor Inst. General & Experimental Pathology Univ. Vienna.
  • Manfred Bayer, 1992-1993. (U Tübingen, HEA Schenk), DFG Fellow; at present: Dept Biochem., Univ. Wien, Austria; 1994 - Postdoc Rockefeller U. (W. Hartl). Lost contact
  • John C. Thomas, 1989-1994. Research on insect resistance in crop plants. Univ Michigan, Dearborn.
  • Tricia Wilfond-LeVan, 1992-1994. College Medicine AZ Cancer CenterUniv. Ariz.
  • Heidi Pichorner, 1993-1994. Myo-inositol/M. crystallinum. Otago Univ. Dept. Pathology Christchurch New Zealand.
  • Maki Katsuhara 1993-1994. (Univ. Tokyo, M Tazawa; Assistant Professor, Res. Inst. Bioresources, Okayama Univ., Kurashiki, Japan) Japanese Grant, Ministry for Agriculture.
  • Anna (Morawiec) Clark, 1990-1993. Lipid transfer protein/Arabidopsis. Univ Utah,Logan UT.
  • Jevgenij Shevelov, 1994-1995. Transgenic nicotiana tabacum. Computer programmer Tucson.
  • Manabu Ishitani, 1994-1995. Salinity stress tolerance/ M. crystallinum. Plant Sci. Univ. Arizona (JK Zhu)
  • Gerald Rammesmayer 1994-1995. (Inst. Physikalische Chem., Univ. Vienna) DOE part-time; present address: Univ Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Uma Rani Kamasani, 1994-1996. Salt tolerant engineering. Univ. Conneticut (G. Berkowitz).
  • Hans-Hubert Kirch, 1995-1996. Water channel proteins. Assistant Professor Univ. Bonn.
  • Dortje Golldack, 1995-1997. MIP proteins. Assistant Prof, Univ. Bielefeld Germany (K.J. Dietz).
  • Donald Nelson, 1993-1998. Multigene transcripts in transgenic tobacco and rice. Monsanto Life Sciences Corp St Louis MO.
  • Elena Sheveleva, 1994-1998. Biochemical mechanisms of M. crystallinum. Postdoc, Dept Biochem, (R Hallick) Univ Arizona.
  • Genhai Zhu, 1994-1998. Rubisco multi-gene transfer in tobacco. Maxygene Inc, California.
  • Chensong Zhao, 1997-1998. Virginia Polytech.-associated company.
  • Ralf Kämmerer, 1995-1998. Pep carboxylase evolution. Located at STRI Panama (K. Winter).
  • Mamta Rai, 1997-1999. Multiple gene transfer into tobacco. Engineering the ectoine biosynthesis pathway (3 genes). Analysis of transgenic lines continues in India (Delhi University).
  • Robert Fischer, 1998-1999. NSF Genomics. Returned to Germany.
  • Jane Ferguson, 1999. Senior postdoc in charge of scientific organization of the lab. Present: lecture at AZ Community College
  • Sanjay Chauhan, 1998-2000. Genomics grant: inositol metabolism. Postdoc: Dept Biochem (R. Miesfeld) Univ Arizona.
  • Jackie Yale, 1997-2000. Sr. Research Specialist, adjunct faculty position.present: independent artist (painting).
  • Andrea Kandlbinder, 1999-2001. Multigene tobacco/ rice-physiology. Univ Arizona.
  • Michael Deyholos, 1999-2001. Microarray analysis. Univ Arizona.
  • Ken-ichi Honjoh, 2000-2001. (Kyushu U., Japan), JSPS fellow; now: Assis. Prof. Kyushu U., Japan..
  • Shinji Kawasaki, 1999-2001. (NAIST, Nara, Japan, A. Yokota), NSF-Genomics; now: Assoc. Prof. Tokyo U. Agriculture.
  • Francoise Quigley, 2000-2001. (Univ. Grenoble, France), actually a sabbatical.
  • Karsten Fischer, 2000-2001. (Univ. Cologne, Germany), Max-Kade-Foundation fellow.
  • James Hartwell, 2001. (U. Glasgow), Royal Soc. Fellowship.
  • Toshio Iwaki, 2001-2002.
  • Francoise Quigley, 2002. Univ. Grenoble, France, actually a sabbatical.

Former Employees

  • Christine Michalowski, Sr. Research Scientist. 1978-2001.
  • Jane Dugas, Administrative Assistant. 1986-2001
  • Donald Shepley, Sr. Research Scientist. 2001-2003.





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