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Lu Yin, PhD candidate at UMinn, featured in new Staff Spotlight

Lu Yin is a PhD candidate and research assistant at the University of Minnesota, working in Dr Matthew Clark’s lab to breed grapes that are more resistant to the insect pest foliar phylloxera. She answered our questions about her advice … Continue reading

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Staff spotlight on Janet van Zoeren

Janet van Zoeren joined the VitisGen2 extension and outreach team a few months ago, when she started as viticulture extension support specialist at Cornell University.¬†Her role with the project involves updating the website, writing articles about project developments and publications, … Continue reading

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Staff spotlight on Surya Sapkota

Surya Sapkota, post-doctoral researcher at Cornell University and long-time member of the VitisGen projects, works with preparing, inoculating, and¬†processing grape leaf tissue samples for powdery mildew resistance assessments. We asked him some questions about his background (he learned about growing … Continue reading

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