Current Lab Members

Tyler Laird
Gillian Bergmann
Eduardo Ruiz
Sampson Li
Alireza Gaeni
Alycia Rasmussen
Mira Conyers
Laurel Hoffman

Tyler Laird

Microbiology Ph.D. Student, in the lab since Spring 2019
tslaird (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Genomics, evolution, and ecology of bacterial iac genes for the degradation and utilization of the plant hormone indole 3-acetic acid (IAA).

Gillian Bergmann

Ecology Ph.D. Student, in the lab since Fall 2020
gbergmann (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Community assembly processes in the seed microbiome; parental selection of seed microbes; effect of metacommunity processes on seed microbiome structure; impacts of seed microbes on seedling health.

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Eduardo Ruiz

Microbiology Ph.D. Student, in the lab since Spring 2021
emruiz (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Biology and ecology of bacterial symplasmata and multicellularity; phyllosphere microbiology.

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Sampson Li

Volunteer lab manager, in the lab since Sep 2019
gsli (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Joined PLP Graduate Group and Trouillas lab in Fall 2019.

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Alireza Gaeni

Senior student majoring in Global Disease Biology.

Gaining research experience in Lab Leveau, Spring/Fall 2021, Winter 2022.

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Alycia Rasmussen

Microbiology Ph.D. student; rotating in Lab Leveau in Fall 2021.

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Mira Conyers

Microbiology Ph.D. student; rotating in Lab Leveau in Fall 2021.

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Laurel Hoffman

Plant Pathology Ph.D. student; rotating in Lab Leveau in Winter 2022.

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