new members joining our lab! Ms. Julieta Lindo, new
Ph.D. student from
Philippine, Ms. Yanxia Sun
& Ms. Qing Ma, visiting Ph.D. students from China,
Dr. Enxiang Li, a visiting scholar from China, and Chalanda Reid, an
undergraduate student from Human Biology of NCSU.
to Kimberly Shearer on her recipient of NSF-EDEN Undergraduate
Intership Award and Mary Dell Chilton Undergratuate Research Award
(2013)! Kimberly has joined our Plant Molecular
Systemtics lab since the summer 2013 and worked on floral bud sampling
situ hybridization, CorcanLFY Arabidopsis transformation and
the phenotype of transgenic plants
to Dr. Xiang on her recipient of Outstanding Global
Engagement Award (2013)!
Congratulations to Dr. Jenny
Xiang on her successful
promotion to full professor!
Congratulations to Andrew Pais on his
student traveling award!
Jenny Xiang’s group at NC Plant
Molecular Biology Retreat Conference,
Asheville, NC, 10/2010
Jenny and visiting scholars from China
at the collecting trip to the Spruce Knob Mountains, WV.
Xiang’s PB 403/503 Class Botany at a Lunch Table (2010 fall):
Xiang and Plant Biology
Department hosted Study Abroad Class from Zhejiang University, China :
2010 Study Abroad
Class'at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou,
- Jenny and
Mia attended the BSA annual conference and presented research papers,
Providence, RI, Aug. 1-4, 2010.
gave a talk at the International Symposium “New Frontiers in Plant
Systematics and Evolution”, Beijing July, 7-9, 2010.
- We hosted
Professors Fu, Chengxin and
Dr. Zhao, Yunpeng from Zhejiang University, China in August and
2009. This is a continuation of our collaboration in research and Study
Meeting with Plant Biology
Department Head Dr. Margo Daub and Graduate Student Program Director
Dr. Becky Boston, was held to discuss mechanisms of strengthening and
broadening the collaboration between plant biology department and Life
Sciences at Zhejiang University. Plans were developed.
Left: A reunion with students
participated in Dr. Xiang's Study Abroad program was arranged. Prof. Fu
and Dr. Zhao were the
host of this program.
Prof. Fu and his wife Prof. Zheng in Food Science department of ZJU are
the right. Right: Prof. Fu and his former student Yuelong Guo, now a
graduate student in Xiang's lab.
Camping with Dr. Zhao for the
night during the field study and collection of research materials.
Jenny's Study Abroad Field Botany in China was successfully
run in May-June 2009
- 2008 BSA
Conference in Vancouver
Douglas, Mia Feng, and Jenny Xiang attended the conference and gave two
oral research presentations at the meeting.
and species delimitation of Nyssa sylvatica complex from
Eastern North America –an application of colescence and Bayesian
methods. Contributed paper at BSA in Vancouver, Canada, July, 2008.
developmental study of inflorescence in Cornus. Contributed
paper at BSA in Vancouver, Canada, July, 2008.
to Mia Feng who obtained Development and
Section Student Travel Award at BSA 2008, 2010 conference in Vancouver,
Canada, and Providence, RI.
Study Abroad student from China
Zhou, a junior from Zhejing University, Hangzhou, China, joined the lab
for 6 weeks in the summer of 2008 as a visiting student on a Study
Abroad Program offered by the Confusion Institution affiliated with
NCSU. Patric participated the research project on conservation genetics
and phylogeography of Lilium species in the eastern US under the
supervision of Norm Douglas.