Principal Investigator

Tiffany Lowe-Power, PhD Tiffany Lowe-Power
Assistant Professor
Twitter: @tlowepower
Office: Temporarily–at home with the cats.
Final location: 282 Hutchison Hall
Office Phone: ​530-754-1212
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B.S. Applied Biology Georgia Institute of Technology
PhD Microbiology Doctoral Training Program, University of Wisconsin–Madison (in Dept of Plant Pathology)
Postdoc Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley

For fun: biking, fermenting, sciTwitter, podcasts, and cats 😺


Brian Ingel Brian Ingel
Office: 113 Robbins Hall
PhD Plant Pathology UC-Riverside
B.S. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology UC-Davis

Becca Schomer Becca Schomer
Co-Mentored by Dr. Becky Parales Email:
Twitter: @becA_recA
PhD Microbiology UW-Madison
B.S. Bacteriology UW-Madison
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Graduate Student Researchers

Jonathan Beutler Jonathan Beutler
Office: 113 Robbins Hall
B.S. Environmental Science, Policy, and Management University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
International Agricultural Development Graduate Group, UC Davis

For Fun: Planting Fruit Trees, Snowboarding, Biking Windy Roads, and Hiking with Butters - his 7-yr old Papillon

Stratton Georgoulis Stratton Georgoulis
Office: 113 Robbins Hall
BS Biochemistry University of Texas-Austin
Plant Pathology Graduate Group UC Davis


Jason Avalos
UC Davis Major: Global Disease Biology

Maria Charco Munoz
UC Davis Major: Global Disease Biology

Elva Xian Elva Xian
UC Davis Major: Global Disease Biology


Lab alumni are represented on the Alumni page.