Student Research

Student Research in Professor Logan's Lab (Since 2003)
(* indicates Honors in Biology or Biochemistry)

Student Research Benjamin Stormo*, 2007/2008  The influence of eastern dwarf mistletoe on the expression of senescence-related genes in host spruce foliage. 

Nate Krah*, 2007/2008  Photoinactivation, photosynthesis, growth, and reproduction in an Arabidopsis genotype that cannot perform energy dissipation.  

Carolyn Hricko*, 2007/2008  The impact of elevated CO2 and warming on the gas exchange and leaf pigment composition of Eucalyptus.  2006  Physiological and genetic studies of eastern dwarf mistletoe and its spruce hosts

Ryan Dunlavey, 2006/2007  The influence of eastern dwarf mistletoe infection on the hydraulic conductivity of white spruce stems.  2005  Effects of eastern dwarf mistletoe on the water status of host spruce.

Adam Hall, 2006  Physiological and genetic studies of eastern dwarf mistletoe and its spruce hosts

Ross Butschek*, 2005/2006  Does water stress explain the contrasting effects of eastern dwarf mistletoe on red versus white spruce?

Andrew Combs*, 2005/2006  Examining signal transduction pathways influencing ultrastructural acclimation in Arabidopsis.  2004  Acclimation of photosynthetic electron transport in loblolly pine exposed to elevated CO2 at the Duke Forest FACE site

Alla Lescure Smith*, 2005/2006.  A molecular genetic examination of the role of ascorbate in chilling tolerance.  2005  Phylogeography of eastern dwarf mistletoe

Jonathan Harris*, 2004.  Effects of brown-tailed moth herbivory on the physiology and morphology of apple leaves (co-advised with Lindsay Whitlow).  2004/2005  Seasonal acclimation of cryoprotectants in two local red algae with differing freezing tolerance

Ethan Galloway, 2004.  The response of wild rice to nutrient amendment in Merrymeeting Bay
Rose Kent, 2004.  Acclimation of photoprotection in loblolly pine exposed to elevated CO2 at the Duke Forest FACE site

Lela Stanley*, 2003/2004.  Host-specific genetic differentiation in eastern dwarf mistletoe

Evangeline White*, 2003/2004.  Characterization of Arabidopsis thaliana mutants lacking thylakoid-associated kinase activity (co-advised with Bruce Kohorn)

Samuel Terry*, 2002.  Identification of an unknown carotenoid from the parasitic plant eastern dwarf mistletoe.  2003/2004  A physiological examination of energy dissipation deficient Arabidopsis thaliana mutants under variable light environments

Justin Hardison*, 2002/2003.  Whole plant responses to chilling in transgenic cotton overexpressing ascorbate peroxidase

Andrew Larson*, 2002/2003.  Characterization of Arabidopsis thaliana mutants lacking thylakoid-associated kinase activity (co-advised with Bruce Kohorn)