Liza Nguyen

Liza Nguyen

  • M.S. Candidate, Horticulture

I work with Ruairidh Sawers in studying mycorrhizae in maize. Specifically, I hope to generate single and double gene mutants that are involved in the pathway of mycorrhizae establishment in order to understand how this symbiosis works and any tradeoffs associated. 

Key words: mycorrhizae, AMF, roots, strigolactone, Striga