Lab Members


Group shot of lab members



Frances Trail (PI)

Fascinated by fungi, a passion she discovered as a sophomore in college when shFrances Traile had to memorize the life cycle of the wheat rust for her Botany class.  Since then she has focused primarily of fungi of agricultural importance, trying to understand their basic biology and turning that into new ideas to control fungi causing diseases of agricultural crops.

Rebecca Shay (Graduate Assistant)


Ludmilla Roze (Research Assistant Professor)


Maris Laivenieks (Technical Aide)