International Plant Virology Laboratory
Contact Person: Douglas P. Maxwell (dpmax----@-----plantpath.wisc.edu)
Indexing methods for propagative plant materials for the Middle East (project finsihed)
Summer 99: Kimberly Scheidegger and Tuhina Dayal. Rapid Detection of Turfgrass Fungal Pathogens With Molecular-Based Techniques.
Spring 00: Abby Bettilyon. Honors Project: Characterization of geminiviruses associated with tomato germplasm in Guatemala.
Spring 02: Abby Bettilyon. Senior Thesis Project for Bacteriology: Studies on potential for recombination between TYLCV and PHYVV.
Spring 02: Lane Milde. Biology 152 project: Develop specific detection methods for PHYVV
Fall 04: Christopher Martin. Inter-Ag 288 Project: Progress towards Development of a Molecular Marker for Geminivirus resistance in Tomato.
Results of Inter-Ag 288 Project
Summer 05: Christopher Martin. Hilldale Research Grant: Development of a Molecular Marker for Geminivirus Resistance Genes in Tomatoes through Analysis of Tomato Resistance Gene Homologues.
Results of Hilldale Project - This document contains the most up to date data from the Hilldale project. It is updated as neccessary.
Fall 05-Spring 06: Mindy Salus. Senior Thesis: Application of Molecular Techniques for Detection of Disease Resistant Genes in Tomato Breeding Lines for Guatemala
Results of Senior Thesis
Winter 07-Summer 07: Katie Jensen. Senior Thesis: CAPS Marker For Detection of Ty3a Locus Associated with Tomato Inbred Line Gc171, Which is Resistant to White Fly Transmitted Begamoviruses.
Douglas P. Maxwell, Professor Emeritus (2001- )
Tuhina Dayal, Undergraduate student from Iowa State did a research project, summer 1999
Ahmed Soliman, Visiting Scientists from Egypt, summer 1999
Orawan Chatchawankanphanich, Visiting Scientist from Thailand, fall 99
Pamela Burrell, Visiting Student from Jamaica, summer 1999
Sara Steien, Undergraduate Student (past student helper), 98-00
Josias C. Faria, Visiting Scientist from EMBRAPA, Brazil, 00-01
Jamie Potter, Graduate Student, M.Sc. January 2002
Steve Hong, Graduate Student, January 2000
Sarah Ray, Undergraduate Student, Illinois Wesleyan, summer 00
Marcia E. Roye, Visiting Scientist from Jamaica, summer 1999 and 00
Abby Bettilyon, Undergraduate Student, 98-02
Keri Smith, M. Sc. Student, University of West Indies, Summer 02, Characterization of begomoviruses associated with cabbage
Mohammad Abhary, Graduate Student, Jordan
Adel Rezh from Egypt, 2004
Luis Mejia Visiting scientist from Guatemala, 1996, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Julieta Oritz Visiting Scientist from Guatemala, 2004
Sergio Melgar Visiting faculty, San Carlos University of Guatemala, 2004
Daisuke Furusawa Visiting undergraduate researcher, summer 2004
Khadija El Mehrach Visiting graduate student from Morocco, summer 2004
Sonia Gharsallah Graduate Student from Tunisia, Summer 2004 and Summer 2005, now faculty member at University of Tunis
Luis Montes Visiting faculty researcher from San Carlos University in Guatemala, Summer 2005 and 2006
Carolina Zea Visiting faculty researcher from San Carlos University in Guatemala, Summer 2005
Yusef Abou Jawdah Visiting faculty resercher from the American University of Beirut, Summer 2005
Hana Sobh Visiting faculty researcher from the American University of Beirut, Summer 2005
Mark K. Nakhla, Associate Scientists, 1992 to 2006, now with APHIS
Brenda Esperanza Garcia, Young scientist from Guatemala, 2006, 2007, 2008
Mindy S. Salus, Undergraduate Researcher, now at UCR (2007-)
Christopher Martin, Undergraduate Researcher, now at Johns Hopkins Medical School
Katie Jensen , Undergraduate Research
Ana Cristina Barillas, Undergraduate Researcher from San Carlos University of Guatemala, Summer 2008, 2009
Eric Ewert, Undergraduate Research, 2008-2009
Adam Rasmussen, Undergraduate Research, 2008
Wendy Robles, Undergraduate Research from Guatemala, summer 2009
Collaborative Instructional Project:
Guatemala-Molecular Genetics Lab -- Jan. 00 to March 00, Dr. Luis Mejia, San Carlos Universidad, Guatemala City