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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

Kellee Britt

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Biological Scientist
Project: PCR, PCR, and more PCR
PhD student at University of Florida

Dr. Adriana Corrales

Smith Lab Postdoc 2016-2018

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia

https://adricorrales333.wixsite.com/corrales2017

adricorrales33@<nospam>gmail.com

 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
zaiweige@<nospam>gmail.com

Paulo Grazziotti

Smith Lab Visiting Scientist 2018-2019

Universidade Federal dos Vales do Jequitinhonha e Mucuri/UFVJM, Departamento de Engenharia Florestal, Diamantina, MG, Brasil

phgrazziotti@gmail.com

Arthur Grupe

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Smith Lab PhD student 2015-2019

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado

Agrupe@ufl.edu

Michelle Jusino

Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology Department
College of William and Mary Williamsburg, Virginia

mjusino@ufl.edu

Laurel Kaminsky

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Smith Lab technician 2015-2018
Currently Digitalization Coordinator for Lepidoptera at the Florida Museum of Natural History

lkaminsky@floridamuseum.ufl.edu

Zach Kaplan

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Undergraduate Researcher
Truffle systematics
+1.352.273.4672

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
+1.352.273.4672

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
+1.352.273.4672
lazarusk@<nospam>ufl.edu

Dr. Alija Mujic

Assistant Professor

Department of Biology

Fresno State University

https://www.fresnostate.edu/csm/biology/index.html

amujic@<nospam>gmail.com

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
enouhra@<nospam>gmail.com

Keisuke Obase

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Visiting Scholar
Population Structure and Ecology of Cenococcum geophilum
+1.352.273.4672
oba-suke@<nospam>hotmail.co.jp

http://kesuikesebao.ashigaru.jp/

Maxwell Reitman

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MS Student
Biology of Tuber lyonii
+1.352.273.4672
reitmanmr@<nospam>gmail.com

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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Smith Lab Postdoc 2015-2018

Principle Investigator

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

camille.truong@<nospam>outlook.com

http://camilletruong.wixsite.com/home

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