Division of Plant Sciences
202 Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center
University of Missouri
1201 E. Rollins Street
Columbia MO 65211
Email: sommera at missouri.edu
Graduated 2002 with a Bachelor in Biotechnology
Minor in Accounting/Economics/Business
I was involved in two different projects while working in Dr. Gary Stacey’s Lab
My research is focused on the nodulation process and their involving transcription factors. Performing transformation by using Agrobacterium rhizogenes and inoculation by usingBradyrhizobium japonicum.
The research project (Metagenomic screening of rumen protozoa) I’m involved in the isolation of total rumen protozoa to develop a cDNA library.