Session 2T

Evolution, Genetics, and Biochemistry of Plants, Algae, and Fungi

3:45 PM to 5:15 PM | Moderated by Richard Olmstead
Add to my favorites Flower Color Gene Implicated in Pollinator-Mediated Speciation of Monkeyflowers
Presenter
  • Riane Young, Senior, Biology (General) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Toby Bradshaw, Biology

Add to my favorites Primer Development for the Pentatricopeptide Repeat Gene Family for use in the Large Plant Group Lamiales
Presenter
  • Benjamin Paul (Ben) Meersman, Junior, Biology (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation)
Mentors
  • Richard Olmstead, Biology, Burke Museum
  • Patricia Lu-Irving, Biology

Add to my favorites GIGANTEA Mediated Stabilization of CONSTANS in Photoperiodic Flowering
Presenter
  • Daniel Andres (Daniel) Estrada, Senior, Biology (General)
Mentors
  • Takato Imaizumi, Biology
  • Young Hun Song, Biology

Add to my favorites Fungal Symbionts in Genus Rhododendron: Evaluation of Ericaceous Mycorrhizal Relationships
Presenter
  • Katie (Kate) Jenks, Senior, Biology (Plant)
Mentors
  • Michelle Stitzer, Biology
  • Benjamin Hall, Biology
  • Joe Ammirati, Biology

Add to my favorites Evolution and Distribution of Protochlorophyllide Oxidoreductases in the Heterokont Algae
Presenter
  • Tejinder (Tj) Randhawa, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) Mary Gates Scholar
Mentors
  • Rose Ann Cattolico, Biology
  • Heather Hunsperger, Biology

Add to my favorites The Discovery and Characterization of the Phytochelatin Synthase Gene in Conifers
Presenter
  • Robert Tournay, Senior, Environmental Science, UW Tacoma Mary Gates Scholar
Mentor
  • Erica Cline, Environmental & Forest Sciences, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (Tacoma Campus)

Add to my favorites Lipid Production and Potential Stress Response Mechanism in Freshwater Haptophyte Chrysochromulina sp. under Salinity Stress
Presenter
  • Boris Mikhail (Boris) Rozenberg, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentor
  • Stephanie Brunelle, Biology