Phytoplasma

How phytoplasmas generate witches' brooms and attract insect vectors

Aphids

Functional genomics of how insects manipulate plants


Lab Alumni

 

Since 2000, the Hogenhout lab has hosted several students, Postdocs and Research Assistants. Below, you can find infomation on all of our lab alumni.

 


 

Danielle Goff-Leggett

JIC Year in industry student

 

 

Aaron Thomas

MSc Student

 

 

Peter Higgins

JIC Year in industry student

 

Pascal Pecher

Postdoctoral Researcher

 

 

Claire Drurey

PhD Student

 

 

Friederike Bernsdorff

Postdoctoral Researcher

 

Vera Thole

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Christine Wilson

PhD Student

 

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Javier Galdon Armero

Rotation year PhD Student

Swarbeck (TGAC) and Hogenhout (JIC) labs.

Emma Knowles

PhD Student

Carlos Caceres Moreno

Visiting worker

CAS-TWAS President’s PhD Fellow at Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology

Cristina Canale

Visiting Postdoctoral Scientist

College of Agriculture Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ), University of Sao Paolo (USP), Piracicaba, Brazil.

Ali Masoud Al-Subhi

Visiting PhD Student

Department of Crop sciences, College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Al-Khod, Oman.

Agnieszka Zwolińska

Visiting PhD Student

Department of Virology and Bacteriology, Institute of Plant Protection, National Research Institute, Pozńan, Poland.

Simon Van Der Els

Msc Student

Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

 

Allyson Maclean

Postdoctoral Researcher

Current Position: Postdoctoral scientist in Prof Maria Harrison's laboratory, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, New York, USA.

 

 

Alexander Coleman

PhD Student

Current Position: Postdoctoral scientist in Prof Ralph Hueckelhoven laboratory, Department of Phytopathology, Technical University Munchen, Germany.

 

Roland Wouters

Visiting Undergraduate Student

University of Applied Sciences, Den Bosch, The Netherlands

Tabata Rosas-Diaz

Visiting PhD Student

Laboratory of Eduardo Bejarano, University of Malaga, Spain

Paolo Lenzi

Postdoctural Researcher

Dr Akiki Sugio (PhD)

 

Dr. Akiko Sugio (PhD). Postdoctoral Researcher

Current position: INRA scientist, Ecology and Genetics of Insects, INRA-Rennes, France.

Website: https://www6.rennes.inra.fr/igepp_eng/Personnel/S

 

Dr Hether Kingdom (PhD)

 

Dr. Heather Kingdom (PhD). PhD student

Current position: Postdoctoral Scientist, Citrus Research and Development Center (CREC), Lake Alfred, FL, USA.

 

 

Dr. Marco Pitino (PhD). PhD student

Current position: Research Molecular Biologist, Subtropical Insect Research, USDA-ARS, Fort Pierce, Florida, USA.

 

 

Dr. Graeme Kettles (PhD). PhD student.

Current position: Postdoctoral Scientist, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, UK.

 

 

Dr. David Prince (PhD). PhD student.

Current position: Postdoctoral Scientist, The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK.

Website: http://www.tsl.ac.uk/profile/id.asp?id=6042

 

 

Dr. Jorunn Bos (PhD). Postdoctoral Researcher.

Current position: Independent Research Fellow, Plant Pathology, SCRI, Scotland.

Website: http://www.hutton.ac.uk/staff/jorunn-bos

 

 

Dr. Anna E. Whitfield (PhD). Postdoctoral Scientist.

Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University Manhattan, USA.

Website: http://www.plantpath.ksu.edu/p.aspx?tabindex=55&tabid=410&ItemID=410&mid=74&sta ff_category=Faculty

 

 

Dr. Chi-Wei Tsai (PhD). PhD student and Postdoctoral Scientist.

Current position: Assistant Professor, Department and Graduate Institute of Entomology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

Website: http://www.entomol.ntu.edu.tw/english/html/tsai%20cw.html

 

 

Dr. Xiaodong (Sheldon) Bai (PhD). PhD student and Postdoctoral Scientist.

Current position: Research Scientist, Center for RNA Molecular Biology, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106-4973, USA.

Website: http://www.case.edu/med/rnacenter/sheldonbai.html

 

 

Dr. El-Desouky Ammar (PhD). Associate Researcher.

Current position: Research Entomologist, Subtropical Insect Research, USDA-ARS, Fort Pierce, Florida, USA.

Website: http://www.ars.usda.gov/pandp/people/people.htm?personid=44070

 

 

Dr. Ramaswamy Manimekalai (Mani) (PhD)

Visiting scientist from the Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (ICAR), Kasaragod, Kerala, India.

 

 

Dr. Martina Seruga Music (PhD).

Visiting scientist from the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia.

 

 

Dr. Elizabeth de Oliveira Sabato (PhD). Sabbatical scholar.

Senior scientist, EMBRAPA Corn and Sorghum, Sete Lagoas, Brazil

 

 

Dr. Elvan Ozbek, MD.

Visiting Scientist. MD Ataturk University, Ezrum, Turkey

 

 

Dr. Celia Baptista Grassi (PhD). Trainee.

PhD graduate from Sao Paolo State University, Campinas, Brazil

 

 

Dr. Gustavo Moya-Raygoza (PhD).

Visiting scientist. Professor, University of Guadalajara, Mexico

 

 

Dr. Rym Chaouch Hamada (PhD).

Visiting scholar. PhD student, Faculte des Sciences de Tunis, Tunisia

 

 

Dr. Daniela Bulgari (PhD).

Visiting Scholar, PhD student, Department of Crop Protection-Plant Pathology, University of Milan, Italy.

 

 

Dr. Lucia Landi (PhD).

Visiting PhD student from Faculty of Agriculture, University Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy.

 

 

Tania Y. Toruno. Trainee.

Current position: PhD student, Alfano Lab, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA.

Website: http://www.unl.edu/alfanolab/members

 

 

Victoria Nicholls. Research Assistant.

 

 

Lucy Rowlands. PhD student

 

 

Tung Le. PhD rotation student

 

 

Christian Ruzanski. PhD rotation student

 

 

Angela D. Strock. Assistant Researcher

 

 

Valdir Ribeiro Correa. PhD student

 

 

Fiorella Cisneros. Trainee

 

 

Dr. Jianhua Zhang, PhD. Postdoctoral Scientist

 

 

Jane Todd. MS Student

 

 

Tawheda Ammar. Technician

 

 

Sharon Reed. Assistant Researcher

 

 

Mark Zimmerman. Trainee.

Undergraduate student, College of Wooster

 

 

James Edusei. Trainee.

Undergraduate student, College of Wooster

 

 

Pritesh Karia. Trainee.

Undergraduate student, College of Wooster

 

 

Tatiana Fazzolari. Trainee.

BS graduate from Sao Paolo State University, Campinas, Brazil

 

 

Adam Ewing. Trainee.

Undergraduate student, Hiram College

 

 

Holly Payne. Trainee.

Undergraduate student, College of Wooster

 

 

Veronica Palomera. Visiting scholar.

MS student, University of Guadalajara, Mexico

 

Jan Bettgenhaeuser. Summer Undergraduate Research Training Student.

Current Position: PhD Student, The 2Blades Research Group

Website: http://www.tsl.ac.uk/research/2blades/members1.htm

Iva Filipovic. Summer Undergraduate Research Training Student.

Website: http://www.bg.ac.rs/eng/memb/facult/mathem/en_bioloski.php

 

Paul Geiss. Trainee.

Undergraduate student, College of Wooster