The Ohio University Wyatt Lab in Athens, Ohio specializes in molecular, genetic, and genomic tools to study plant growth and development.

Left to right: (back row) Anne SternbergerProma Basu, Zak Hall, Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Adam Cook, Megan Osika, Colin Kruse; (front row) Kevin GreenJosiah Pugh, Bianca Correia, Jeremy Held

Faculty Researcher

  • Sarah E. Wyatt, PhD
    Professor, Ohio University
    Ph.D., Purdue University 1995
    Molecular Biology/Genomics

Graduate Student Researchers

Undergraduate Student Researchers

Technical Staff

Alumni – Post Doctoral Fellows

Alumni – Graduate Students

  • Marilyn Hayden (Plant Molecular/ Cell Biology, 2014)
  • Craig Schenck (MS, Plant Molecular/ Cell Biology, 2012)
    PhD program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • Betsy Justus Briju (Ph.D., Plant Molecular/ Cell Biology, 2011)
    Visiting Assistant Professor, Ohio University, Athens, OH
  • Yunjing Wang (Ph.D., Plant Molecular/Cell Biology, 2008)
    Post doc., Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO
  • Heather Sanders (Ph.D., Plant Biology, 2007)
    Operations Manager at Crop-Innovations at the University of Bath, UK
  • John Withers (MS, Plant Molecular/ Cell Biology, 2007)
    Postdoctoral research associate at Duke University
  • Jennifer McCallister (MS, Plant Molecular/Cell Biology, 2005)
    Research Technician, USDA/ARS Laboratory, Beltsville, MD
  • Vijay Nadella (MS, Plant Mol./ Cell Biology, 2003)

Alumni – Undergraduate Students

  • Anna Luisa De Carvalho Brito (Exchange Student from Brazil 2014)
  • Avery Tucker (BS, Plant Biology 2013)
  • Zachary Abrams (BS, Biology 2012)
    PhD program, Biomedical Informatics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Cory Frederick (BS, 2010)
    Managing Member/Instructor, iEd Worldwide
  • Nicole Finnicum (BS, Env/Plant Biology 2010)
    Assistant Director at Sanibel Sea School
  • Tom Ingram (BS, Plant Biology 2010)
    Research Technician at USDA-ARS
  • Craig Schenck (BS, Plant Cell & Biotechnology2010)
    Graduate Research Assistant at University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Andrew (Drew) Carson (BS, Env/Plant Biology 2009)
    Natural Resources Project Manager at SWCA Environmental Consultants
  • Sarah Tremaine (BS, Biology 2009)
    Processing Specialist at CompuNet Clinical Laboratories
  • Patty Nally (BS, Env/Plant Biology 2008)
    House Chef at Antioch College
  • Kristen Keys (BS, Plant Biology 2008)
    Technology Analyst at NineSigma
  • Diana Roberts (BS, Plant Biology 2007)
    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Ryan McNally (BS, Plant Biology 2007)
    Postdoctoral Associate, University of Minnesota
  • Jamie Davis (BS, Plant Biology 2006)
    Compliance Program Manager,  Columbus, OH
  • Andy Dodd (BS, Plant Biology & Teacher Education in Life Sciences 2006)
    Instructor, Tri-County Career Center,  Nelsonville, OH
  • Scott Beil (BS, Plant Biology 2005)
    Research Tech at USDA, Dalton, OH
  • Ryan King (BS, Plant Biology 2005)
    Ohio Department of Agriculture, Columbus, OH
  • Jessica Sterling (BS, Plant Biology, 2003)
    Watershed Protection Specialist at Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
  • Matt Shipp (BS, Plant Biology, 2002)
    Research Technician, St. Louis, MO

Past Photos


Summer 2014