Bruna Montes Luz - Ph.D Student

202 Bond Life Sciences Center

1201 Rollins St

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65211

Email: bmontesluz@mail.missouri.edu

 

Research focus

 Soybean genetics

 

Education

2019 – Present – PhD in Plant, Insect and Microbial Sciences

Program area: Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics

University of Missouri – Columbia, MO

 

2016 – 2018: M. S. in Biochemistry (Molecular Biology)

Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR) – Curitiba, PR – Brazil

Thesis: Characterization of an Azospirillum brasilense phbC mutant

 

2012 – 2016: B. Sc. in Biological Sciences

Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR) – Curitiba, PR – Brazil

Final term project: Obtaining a thuEFGKAB mutant in Sinorhizobium fredii NGR234

 

Professional experience

 September 2016 – October 2018: Master’s research assistant

Nucleus of Nitrogen Fixation

Biochemistry Department

Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR) – Curitiba, PR – Brazil

 

October 2015 – August 2016: Undergraduate research intern

Plant-bacteria Interactions Laboratory

Genetics Department

Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR) – Curitiba, PR – Brazil

 

March 2014 – June 2014: Undergraduate research intern

Microbial Genetics Laboratory

Genetics Department

Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR) – Curitiba, PR – Brazil