Current Lab Members


The lab in 2017. From left to right: Amanda Saville, Jeana Hansel, Jean Ristaino, Ryann Rossi, Anna Humphrey, Bryan Munoz Castillo

Amanda Saville -Lab Manager
Ryann Rossi , Graduate student in Applied Ecology. She is working with Criag Layman and my lab on a foliar pathogen that causes mangrove decline in the Bahamas.
Jeana Hansel, Graduate student. Jeana is studying the efficacy of biocontrol agents for control of Phytophthora species on vegetable crops.
Anna Humphrey, Undergraduate research assistant.
Bryan Munoz Castillo, Graduate student with Massimo Iorizzo in the Plants for Human Health Institute, Kannapolis. Bryan is studying the genomes of banana for disease resistance to Black Sigatoka and quality traits.