Mark D. Lazzaro - Students

Nearly all these students presented their work at the SSM poster session. Additional presentations and awards are listed here.

Taylor Hammock (2013-current) Mitochondria photobiomodulation.
Grace Bennfors (2013) External carbohydrates and pollen tube elongation.
Dillon Presto (2013) Migration of the nucleus within pollen tubes.
Hill Felton
(2010-11) Localization of proton ATPases in chickpea trichomes.
John Crudup (2005-06) Vacuole distribution in polarized cell growth.
Hayley Messich (2005-06) Mitochondria distribution in polarized cell growth.
Bryan Mayer (2005-06) Calmodulin binding proteins and polarized cell growth.
Ashok Ramachandra (2005-06) KCBP proteins and polarized growth.
Aadra Bhatt (2002-04) Role of 14-3-3 proteins in polarized growth of pollen tubes. She earned a summer research fellowship and won awards for the best presentation in cell biology, the outstanding female undergraduate, and the Horace Byrne award for excellence in undergraduate presentation at the SC Academy of Sciences meeting. Aadra also worked on calcium uptake in pollen tubes and is a co-author on Lazzaro et al. (2005).
Eric Marom (2003-04) Role of KCPB proteins in pollen tube elongation. He earned a summer research fellowship and presented his work at the SC Academy of Science meeting. Eric is a co-author on Lazzaro et al. (2013).
Monique Phillips (2002-03) Cytoplasmic dynein in conifer pollen tubes. She presented her work at the SC Alliance for Minority Participation meeting. Monique also worked on calcium uptake in pollen tubes and is a co-author on Lazzaro et al. (2005).
Jeanne Goins (2002-03) Control of endoplasmic reticulum motility in conifer pollen tubes. She presented her work at the SC Academy of Sciences meeting and is a co-author on Justus et al. (2004).
Chip Justus (2001-2002) Microtubules and microfilaments direct motility in conifer pollen tubes. He earned a summer research fellowship and presented his work at the Southern section meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists. Chip also worked on calcium uptake and pH regulation in pollen tubes. He is first author on Justus et al. (2004) and a co-author on Lazzaro et al. (2005).
Lindsey Tucker (2001-02) Organelle motility in chickpea trichomes.
Jacob Al Sarraf (2000-01) Centrin and microtubule organizing centers in Norway spruce pollen tubes.
Jon Givens (2000-01) Calcium channels in conifer pollen tubes.
Francesco Wagner (2000-01) Kinesin, the "Ironman" of Norway spruce pollen tubes.
Martin Soodavar (2000-01) Organelle movement and the effects of osmotic concentration in Norway spruce pollen tubes. Martin is a co-author on Lazzaro et al. (2003).
Jon Donohue (1999-2000) Microtubules and cell wall synthesis in conifer pollen tubes. Jon is a co-author on Lazzaro et al. (2003).
Leah Hall (1999-2000) Malphigian tubules in the cockroach.
Brian Mannino (1999-2000) Caffeine and conifer pollen tube elongation.

Students at Stockholm University (1994-99)

Per Anderhag Role of the cytoskeleton in conifer pollen tube elongation. Per is first author on Anderhag et al. (2000) and a co-author on Justus et al. (2004). He earned a Swedish Master's degree.
Tim Lussior Elongation of conifer pollen tubes.
Sangeeta SIngh Placental cells of Lilium regale. Sangeeta is first author on Singh et al. (1998) and Singh et al. (1999). She earned here Ph.D.
Meng Shu Development of chickpea trichomes.