In order of disappearance

Linda van Diepen
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Postdoctoral Fellow (shared with Don Zak’s lab)
Project: Evolution of mating-type genes in Heterobasidion annosum
M.Sc. Environmental Science, Environmental Science, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands (2008)
Ph.D. Forest Sci., Michigan Tech. University, Houghton, MI USA (2008)
Currently a postdoc with Serita Frey at U. New Hampshire
link to Linda’s
website

Catherine Wangen
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Undergraduate Researcher
Project: Isolation and detection of the agent of chytridiomycosis from bullfrogs sold in US markets
U. Michigan EEB major 2011




Sarah Abraham
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UROP Undergraduate Researcher
Project: Mating systems of fungi cultivated by leaf-cutter ants
2009-2010
Currently pursuing degree in statistics and informatics at U.M.




Maria Lee
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Research technician and Lab manager
B.S. Biology: Cell and Molecular emphasis, Winona State University (2000)
M.Sc. Clinical microbiology: mycology, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI USA (2008)
Maria is back in Malaysia!



Courtney Frye
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Lab Assistant (UROP)
Project: Distribution of water molds and their parasites
Currently finishing her B.Sc. in Biology at U. M.





Kate Zemenick
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Lab Assistant
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in the Program in Ecology at U. C. Davis with Dr. Jay Rosenheim





Marissa Antosiewicz
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Undergraduate Researcher
Genetics & Nidulariology
U. Michigan Cell & Molecular Biology 2011





Lillian Smith
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Frontiers Masters Graduate Student
B.Sc. Biology, Oakwood University (2011)
B.A. Spanish, Oakwood University (2011)
Evolution of drug resistance in fungi
Currently pursuing her passion for working with animals



Iman Sylvain
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M.Sc. EEB, U. Michigan (2012)
B.S. Biology, Howard University (2010)
Fungal communities and populations associated with the global food supply chain
A) Link to story about Iman’s work with SEEDS in Ann Arbor
B) Iman’s Research on fungal communities of coffee (2011) in poster form
Currently in Ph.D. program with John Taylor at U.C. Berkeley

Nick van Dyke
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Post-graduate Researcher
B.Sc. EEB, U. Michigan (2012)
Population Structure of the Tar Spot Fungus (Rhytisma acerinum)
U. Michigan Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 2012




Brian Malloure
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Post-graduate Researcher
B.Sc. EEB, U. Michigan (2011)
Project: Population genetics of a bird’s nest fungus
Currently conducting research in the Everglades and Arctic




John Recknagel
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Undergraduate Researcher
A model system to investigate genetic virulence determinants in fungi
U. Michigan Neuroscience 2013





Leah Murray
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Digitizer
Artist in Residence
Link to Leah’s blog
U. Michigan Plant Biology 2012
Currently Interning with Project Baseline




Will Hendricks
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Undergraduate Researcher
B.Sc. PitE Concentration, EEB minor; University of Michigan
Archaeorhizomycetes culture methods & ecosystem function
Elucidating the hybrid origin of a Neotyphodium endophyte of Trisetum spicatum
U. Michigan PitE 2013; EEB minor 2013
Intern at the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation (fall 2013)

Katy Lazarus
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Undergraduate Researcher
Rock inhabiting fungi on Egyptian gravestones (completed Spring 2012)
Mating system of Mixia osmundae
Cryptomycota molecular ecology
U. Michigan Plant Biology 2013
Currently an MSc student with Matt Smith at U. Florida

James Tan
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UROP Undergraduate Researcher
A model system to investigate genetic virulence determinants in fungi


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Lindsay Isenhart
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Undergraduate Researcher
Amphibian chytridiomycosis in Michigan
B.Sc. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 2013