Current members

Principal Investigator

Joy Bergelson
Chair, Department of Ecology & Evolution
James D. Watson Professor
Email: jbergels[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Post-doctoral associates

Andy Gloss
Email: andy.gloss[at]gmail[dot]com
Haneef Khan
Email: haneef[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Feng Huang
Email: huangfeng[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Graduate Students

Kathleen Beilsmith
Email: kathybeilsmith[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Caroline Oldstone-Moore
Email: coldstonemoore[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Rebecca Satterwhite
Email: satterwhite[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Hannah Whitehurst
Email: hwhitehurst[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Keven Dooley
Email: keven[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Megan Kennedy
Email: megan.kennedy[at]uchospitals[dot]edu

Undergraduate Students

Peter Laurin
Email: peterlaurin[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Riley Left
Email: rileyleff[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Visiting Students

Xin Zhai
Email: xzhai[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Baptiste Mayjonade
Email: baptiste.mayjonade[at]inra[dot]fr

Research Manager

Tim Morton
Email: tmorton[at]uchicago[dot]edu

Former lab members

Former PostDocs

Manus Thoen
Sr. Scientist, Enza Seed Co., The Netherlands
Jacob Herman
Editor, JoVE, Boston, MA
Benjamin Brachi
Email: benjamin[dot]brachi[at]pierroton[dot]inra[dot]fr
French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Bordeaux, France
Hana Lee
Email: hanalee07[at]gmail[dot]com
Software engineer, 8th Light consulting group, Chicago, IL
Madlen Vetter
Email: vetter[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Science writer at JoVE and founder of “tidy websites”, Boston, MA
Sumitha Nallu
Email: sumitha[at]uchicago[dot]edu
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Kronforst lab, University of Chicago
Leah Johnson
Email: lrjohn[at]vt[dot]edu
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech
Angela Hancock
Email: hancock[at]mpipz[dot]mpg[dot]de
Group leader at Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany
Luke Barrett
Research Scientist, CSIRO Australia
Natacha Bodenhausen
Senior Scientist, Department of Soil Sciences, FiBL Frick
Joel Kniskern
Plant geneticist at Monsanto
Fabrice Roux
Research Director, INRA Toulouse, France
Erica Bakker
Senior Scientist, Exelixis
Katrin Jakob
Founder, White Hawk Software and GABA
Brian Traw
Visiting Associate Professor, Berea College
Hitoshi Araki
Professor, Hokkaido University Japan
Dacheng Tian
Professor, Nanjing University
Don Cipollini
Professor and Director of Environmental Studies, Wright State University
Timothy Morton
Returned as Senior Research Technician, Bergelson group
Greg Dwyer
Professor, University of Chicago
Rodney Mauricio
Professor, University of Georgia
Juliette Winterer
Executive Dean of Academic Affairs, Virtual campus of Harrisburg Area Community College
Magnus Nordborg
Professor and Director, Gregor Mendel Institute
Curt Palm
Researcher at Stanford Genome Technology Center
Colin Purrington
Associate Professor at Swarthmore, now freelance photographer and eco-tour guide
Martin Kelly
Associate Professor SUNY College Buffalo
Oscar Joost
working in Biotechnology
Peter Kotanen
Professor, University of Toronto

Former Graduate Students

Alice MacQueen
Email: alice[dot]macqueen[at]utexas[dot]edu
Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin
Matt Perisin
Postdoctoral Fellow in the Biotechnology Branch at the US Army Research Laboratory, Baltimore, MD
Talia Karasov
Email: talia.karasov[at]tuebingen[dot]mpg[dot]de
Postdoctoral-Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany
Laura Merwin
Email: Laura[dot]Merwin[at]cuchicago[dot]edu
Assistant Professor of Biology, Concordia University Chicago
Matt Horton
Email: matthew[dot]horton[at]botinst[dot]uzh[dot]ch
Group leader, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of Zürich, Switzerland
Christopher Meyer
Scientific Support Analyst at Center for Data Intensive Science
Alison Anastasio
Lecturer, Environmental and Urban Studies, University of
Irene Shonle
Gilpin County Director, Colorado State University
Tom Juenger
Professor, University of Texas, Austin
Eli Stahl
Assistant Professor, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York
Tonia Korves
Cognitive Tools and Data Management, MITRE corporation
Gale Wichmann
Research Scientist, Amyris Corporation
Erica Goss
Assistant Professor, University of Florida Emerging
Megan Dunning
Education Coordinator, Morton Arboretum
Liping Gao (Liliane)
Statistician, Discover Company

Former Visiting Researchers

Jianque Chen
Professor/Head of Education, Nanjing University
Thomas Bell
Imperial College Silwood Park
Ahmad Arzani
Professor, Isfahan University of Technology
Fabrice Roux
Research Assistant Professor, University of Lille
Hongmei Sheng
Lecturer, Langzhou University
Jiahui Chen
Professor, Kunming Institute of Botany
Valérie Schurdi-Levraud
Professor, University of Bordeaux
Aiping Zheng
Professor, Sichuan Agricultural University
Aiping Zheng
Email: aipingzh[at]163[dot]com
Professor, State Key Laboratory of Hybrid Rice
Feng Huang
Researcher, South China Botanical Garden
Baptiste Mayjonade
Researcher, INRA Toulouse
Jing Ding
Assistant Professor, Nanjing University

GIS & Remote Sensing/Data Analyst

Felice Gianluca Sperone

Former Visiting Students

Adam Bahrami
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
Jing Ding
Assistant Professor, Nanjing University
Suen Xiaoqin
Assistant Professor, Nanjing University
Wen Zhang
Research Staff, Nanjing University
Seughnak Lee
Graduate Student, Carnegie Mellon U.
Ying Wu
Research Staff, Nanjing University
Mateo San Jose Garcia
Graduate Student, University de Oviedo
Mathieu Videlier
Graduate Student, Univ Paris Diderot
Marine Le Mentec
Graduate Student, Univ Paris Diderot
Etienne Baron
Graduate Student, University of Lille
Paul Darme
Graduate Student, Univ Paris Diderot
Rijal Dilli Prasad
Graduate Student, Univ of Tromsø, Norway
Pierre Le Gars
Graduate Student, Univ Paris Diderot
Manon Guilberteau
Graduate Student, Univ Paris Diderot
Maxime Policarpo
Graduate Student, Univ Paris Diderot
Aurelien Perrier
Graduate Student, Univ of Paris Diderot
Amélie Vergot
Graduate Student, Univ Paris Diderot

Former Research Managers

Wayan Muliyati
Hidetoshi Inamine
Liz Boyd
Jody Higgins

University of Chicago, Dept. of Ecology & Evolution