Ana Caroline Conrado

Ana Caroline Conrado

201 Bond Life Sciences Center

1201 Rollins St

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65211

Email: ac9db@missouri.edu

 

Education

2018 – Present – PhD in Biochemistry (Molecular Biology)

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

Current research focus: Nitrogen-fixing bacteria and plant interaction.

 

2016 – 2018: M. S. in Soil Science

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

Thesis: Macroinvertebrate diversity in Amazonian Anthropic Soils

 

2009– 2015: B.S. – Agronomic Engineering

São Paulo State University (UNESP)– Registro, SP – Brazil

Final term project: Identification of earthworms used as biomarkers of soil contamination.

 

Publications

Morgante, P.G., Conrado, A.C. and Santiago, P.S., 2015. Molecular Identification of the Earthworm Amynthas Gracilis. Biophysical Journal108(2), p.395a.

Conrado, A.C., Arruda, H., Stanton, D.W., James, S.W., Kille, P., Brown, G., Silva, E., Dupont, L., Taheri, S., Morgan, A.J. and Simões, N., 2017. The complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the pantropical earthworm Pontoscolex corethrurus (Rhinodrilidae, Clitellata): Mitogenome characterization and phylogenetic positioning. ZooKeys, (688), p.1.

James, S.W., Bartz, M.L., Stanton, D.W., Conrado, A.C., Dupont, L., Taheri, S., Silva, E.D., Cunha, L. and Brown, G.G., 2019. A neotype for Pontoscolex corethrurus (Müller, 1857)(Clitellata). Zootaxa4545(1), pp.124-132.

Nadolny, H., Santos, A., Demetrio, W., Ferreira, T., Maia, L.D.S., Conrado, A.C., Bartz, M., Garrastazu, M., Silva, E.D., Lavelle, P. and Baretta, D., 2020. Recommendations for assessing earthworm populations in Brazilian ecosystems. Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira55.

Demetrio, W.C., Conrado, A.C., Acioli, A.N., Casadei Ferreira, A., Bartz, M.L., James, S.W., da Silva, E., Maia, L.S., Martins, G.C., Macedo, R.S. and Stanton, D.W., 2021. A “Dirty” Footprint: Macroinvertebrate diversity in Amazonian Anthropic Soils. Global Change Biology.

 

Bruna Montes Luz

201 Bond Life Sciences Center

1201 Rollins St

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65211

Email: bmontesluz@mail.missouri.edu

 

Research focus

Soybean-rhizobium interaction

 

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

Adama R Tukuli

 

Contact information:

Adama R Tukuli

201 Life Science Center
1201 Rollins Road
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Email: artkv6@mail.missouri.edu
Lab Phone No.: (573) 884 4799

 

Education:

2004-2007 –BS – Plant Sciences, Jimma University, Ethiopia

2017–Present Ph. D student in Plant breeding, genetics and genomics, University of Missouri.

Work Experience

2013-2016 Research lab technician at University of Missouri Columbia,

2011-2013 Research Lab Technician at Monsanto in Soybean breeding, St. Louis MO, USA.

2008-2010 Research lab technician at Honnover University, Germany

2007-2008 Graduate assistant lecturer at Arba Minch University, Ethiopia