Dr. Matthew E. Smith - Lab Alumni

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Julieta Alvarez

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Visiting Scholar, Instituto de Biologia UNAM, Mexico
Ectomycorrhizal fungi of Mexican tropical dry forests

Kelle Britt

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Biological Scientist
Project: PCR, PCR, and more PCR
PhD student at UC Davis

 Mark Elliott

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Mark Elliott
Executive Retirement Director
Address: Gardening or Hiking or lounging at the beach
Contact Information: None!
See: http://mycoportal.org/portal/index.php

Zai-wei Ge

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Visiting Scholar (2012-2013)
Kunming Institute of Botany
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Kunming, 650204, China

Zach Kaplan

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Undergraduate Researcher
Truffle systematics

Kristy Kim

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High School Intern
Student Science Training Program (SSTP)
Project: The phylogeny of Trappeindia himalayensis

Richard Kneal

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Mycology Technician
Ecology of Tuber lyonii in pecan nurseries

Francisco Kuhar

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Visiting Scholar
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Argentina
Sequestrate ectomycorrhizal fungi of Patagonia

Katy Lazarus
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MS in Plant Pathology, 2016
Ectomycorrhizal fungi associated with South American Nothofagus

Arooj Naseer

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Visiting Ph.D. Student and Lecturer In Botany
Department of Botany, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Ectomycorrhizal fungi associated with Quercus of Pakistan

Eduardo Nouhra

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Visiting Scholar
Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina

Keisuke Obase

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Visiting Scholar
Population Structure and Ecology of Cenococcum geophilum


Maxwell Reitman

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MS Student
Biology of Tuber lyonii

Natasha Rosenbach

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High School Intern
Diversity and systematics of Syncephalis (Zoopageles)

Karlee Schell

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High School Intern
Student Science Training Program (SSTP)
Project: Exploring the phylogenetic placement of the enigmatic truffle, Fevansia aurantiaca

Co-authored publication: Smith MESchell KJ, Castellano MA, Trappe JM (2013)
The enigmantic truffle Fevansia aurantiaca is an ectomycorrhizal member of the Albatrellus lineage. Mycorrhiza.doi10.1007/s00572-013-0502-2

Camille Truong

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Principle Investigator

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Kung Chung "Eddie" Yee

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Undergraduate Intern
UF Fungal Herbarium
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Project: Molecular analysis of fungal DNA sequences from clinical veterinary specimens

Co-authored Publication: Sheppard BJ, McGrath E, Giuffrida M, Craft S, Kung CY, Smith ME
"Report of wood decay fungus Inonotus tropicalis (phylum Basidiomycota) from a dog with a granulomatous mediastinal mass”
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. In Press.

Galileo Zen

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High School Intern
Project: Digitizing the FLAS Herbarium