Dr. Shawn Mansfield’s Lab Members
(Photo taken Jan. 2017)

TOTAL 17 Lab Members = 2 PDF, 10 PhD (includes 1 Visiting, 2 Co-Supervised), MSc (4), 1 Research Scientist

Current Students

  • Elizabeth Mahon PhD (2017 Jan) Engineering plants to include novel monolignols during plant cell wall lignification
  • Reilly Ische MSc (2016 Sept) Characterization of poplar biochar for ultrastructure properties and its response on plant growth and productivity
  • Heather Mackay MSc (2016 May) Identification of the poplar gene that encodes for a p-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA monolignol
  • Michael Bilek MSc (2015 July) Phytoremediation of contaminated industrial sites using Salix and Polar
  • Xinyi Huang MSc (2014 Sept) Investgating the salt-stress response of willow (Salix)
  • Liyuan Chen PhD (2015 Sept) Fascicilin-like Arabinogalactan proteins in Cell Wall Biosynthesis
  • Emily Murphy PhD (2013 Sept) Genetic transformation of native Salix spp from seed
  • Nicholas Ukrainetz PhD (2013 Jan) Integrating genomic selection into the lodgepole pine breeding program in British Columbia
  • Letitia Da Ros PhD (2013 Jan) Mitigating the downstream effects of excess soil phosphorous through cultivar selection and increased foliar reabsorption
  • Danyu Yao PhD (2012 Sept) Investigating the effect of phosphorylation status on intracellular distribution of sucrose synthase in Arabidopsis thaliana
  • Miranda Meents* PhD (2012 Sept) Using high resolution microscopy to look at synthesis in the Golgi of xylan by glycosyltransfereases
  • Yaseen Mottiar PhD (2012 Sept) Rewiring Lignin Biosynthesis
  • Yoichiro Watanabe* PhD (2011 Sept) Identify and describe the various factors that control cellulose deposition in the secondary cell wall
  • Shumin Wang* PhD (2011 Sept) Studying the functions of new candidate genes affecting secondary wall chemistry

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Research Scientists

Former Lab Members – see Alumni

Last updated: April 20, 2017