Plant and algal ecological physiology &
biochemistry laboratory

Dept. of Environmental Sciences, 4254 & 4258 Wolfe Hall, University of Toledo
MS 604, 2801 W. Bancroft St., Toledo, OH 43606;  Phone: 419-530-2925, Fax: 419-530-4421


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RESEARCH PROJECTS

RESEARCH TEAM

Effects of heat wave on plant-insect herbivore interactions.

Algal communities and climate change.

CO2-induced changes in heat-shock proteins (HSPs) and photosynthetic tolerance to acute heat stress.

Ecological physiology of plant chloroplast small heat-shock proteins.

Proteonomic and physiological analysis of nutritional stress in plants.

Effects of global environmental change on plant-soil linkages.

Assessing the role of turbid river plumes in the development of Microcystis blooms in Lake Erie with molecular techniques.

Summary of all projects

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

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PHOTOS OF CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

UV Pansy

Manduca sexta on tomato leaves

Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) trichomes

Bioreactor

 

Scott Heckathorn
Principal Investigator

Associate Professor

Office: 3036 Bowman-Oddy

Phone:  419-530-4328

Email:  scott.heckathorn@utoledo.edu

My research interests

  Scott
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Nicole Rud
Ms. Nicole Rud
Ph.D. candidate (Co-advisor: Jonathan Frantz)

Email: nicole.rud@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

Sasmita
Dr. Sasmita Mishra
Post-doctoral research associate
Email: sasmita.mishra@utoledo.edu

Shellie

Ms. Michele Phillips
M.S. candidate

Email: michele.phillips@rockets.utoledo.edu

 

Deepesh

Mr. Deepesh Bista
M.S. candidate

Email: deepesh.bista@rockets.utoledo.edu

Nicole Lightle

Ms. Nicole Lightle
M.S. candidate

Email: nicole.lightle@rockets.utoledo.edu

 Patty Armenio
Ms. Patricia Armenio
Research technician

Email: pcope@rockets.utoledo.edu

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Collaborators and Advisees

Mr. Justin Chaffin

Ph.D. candidate

(major advisor: Tom Bridgeman)

 

Ms. Rachel Kuhaneck
M.S. candidate
(major advisor: Tom Bridgeman)

Recent Lab Members

Ms. Dan Wang
Ph.D. student

Mr. Rajan Tripathee
M.S. student

Mr. Kumar Mainali
M.S. student

Mr. Puneet Joshi
M.S. student

(Aug 2004 - Dec 2006)

Ms. Mei Chen
M.S. student
(Aug 2004 - May 2006)

Dr. Deepak Barua
Post-doctoral researcher
(Jan 2004 - Aug 2005)
  Ms. Patricia Armenio
M.S. student
(major advisor: Christine Mayer)

Mr. David Gonthier
M.S. student
(major advisor: Stacy Philpott)

Ms. Hui Wang
M.S. student
(major advisor: Cyndee Gruden)