Laura P. Lagomarsino
Ph.D., Harvard University, 2015
B.S., University of California- Berkeley, 2008
Janet K. Mansaray
B.S., Howard University (2017)
Janet has bravely signed on to be the lab's first PhD student! Janet comes to us with substantial experience in herbarium curation and plant systematics, hard earned via undergraduate research in Janelle Burke's lab and as the Flora of Pennsylvania intern at the Morris Arboretum. Janet will be supported by a Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship from LSU— Congrats, Janet! For her dissertation research, Janet will focus on systematics, evolution, and taxonomy of Centropogon subgenus Centropogon.
Lauren A. Eserman
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2017
M.S., Southeastern Louisiana University, 2012
B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University, 2009
Lauren was the lab's first postdoc and was with us from August 2017–February 2018. Before moving to her current position as lab manager at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Lauren played a crucial role in setting up the lab and generating our first data— on her favorite plant group, morning glories, nonetheless! We'll miss her, but her legacy will live on in the lab's organization and protocols.
Learn more about Lauren at her personal website!
We are located at:
A257 Life Sciences Annex (office and herbarium)
A303 Life Sciences Annex (lab)
Louisiana State University