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Dionne Martin

What brought you to UGA? I came to UGA because of its outstanding plant biology researchers.

What are your research/study interests? I am interested in understanding the genetic mechanisms underlying tuber/ storage root formation across plant lineages using comparative genomics approaches. 

What has been a benefit of being part of IPS?/How did it help you select your program? A benefit of being a part of the IPS program was having the ability to do rotations prior to committing to a lab. I was able to learn valuable skills in these rotations that I can use in my own research. 

What are your career goals? My goal after graduate school is to have a career in industry. 

Who is your major professor? Dr. Robin Buell

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