Currently, Megan is a postgraduate Associate in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at Yale University.
Brooke is a Class of 2025 Biology major in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) at UF on the pre-medical track. She is also pursuing a minor in Chinese and hopes to help others in the future as a doctor. In her free time Brooke enjoys gardening, reading, and baking.
Blake graduated with a master’s degree in Horticulture from Dr. Nadakuduti’s lab. Blake’s research focused on exploring Florida native Scutellaria species for plant-derived pharmaceutical flavones and published his research work. Currently, Blake is a Horticulture Scientist in the Space Crop Food Production Facility at Kennedy Space Center.
Trisha is a junior at the University of Florida majoring in Plant Science and minoring in Bioinformatics. After obtaining her bachelor's, she wants to continue towards a master's degree in a related study. As a career, she hopes to work with like-minded individuals to find solutions to climate change. In her free time, she enjoys arts and crafts, gardening, and cooking.
Experienced Biological Scientist having research professional acquiring a Doctor of Plant Medicine (2008) focused in Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from the University of Florida. Skilled in Plant Tissue Culture, Gene cloning, Bioinformatics, Genetic transformation, Crop protection, Microscopy, Data analysis, and Genomics.
Nadia received a B.Sc. in Microbiology & Cell Science, minors in Bioinformatics & Studio Art. She is currently a 1st year PhD student in the PMCB program and rotated in Dr. Nakuduti's lab, where she worked on CRISPR-based gene-editing technologies.