Schnable Lab Alumni

Current Lab Members

Lab Alumni

Postdocs and Visiting Scientists

  Name Title Tenure Current Affiliation
Guangchao Sun Guangchao Sun
Postdoctoral Scholar 2018-2021 Bioinformatician
Mayo Clinic
Xiaoxi Meng Xiaoxi “Peggy” Meng
Postdoctoral Scholar 2018-2020 Postdoc University of Minnesota
Ranjita Thapa Headshot Ranjita Thapa Postdoctoral Scholar 2019-2020 Postdoc Cornell University
Sunil KK Raju Sunil KK Raju Postdoctoral Scholar 2017-2018 Postdoc, Niederhuth Lab, Michigan State
Lang Yan Lang Yan Visiting Scholar 2016-2017 Deputy Director, Potato Functional Genomics, XiChang College
Jinliang Yang Jinliang Yang Postdoctoral Scholar 2016-2017 Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Yang Zhang Yang Zhang Postdoctoral Scholar 2014-2017 Research Scientist, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

PhD Students

  Name Title Tenure Current Affiliation
Santos Headshot Santos Yenandy
Barrera Lemus
PhD Student
2021 Biotec Research Manager, Plant Sciences inc
Chenyong Miao Chenyong Miao
PhD Student CV 2016-2020 Phenomics Data Scientist, Bayer Crop Sciences
Xiuru Dai Xiuru Dai
Visiting PhD Student
Shandong Agricultural University
2018-2019 PhD Student
Shandong Agricultural University
Daniel Carvalho Daniel Carvalho PhD Student, CV 2015-2019 Postdoc, Federal University of Minas Gerais
Zhikai Liang Zhikai Liang
PhD Student
2015-2019 Postdoc Springer Lab UMN
Xianjun Lai Xianjun Lai CSC PhD Student 2015-2017 Associate Professor, XiChang College

Masters Students

  Name Title Tenure Current Affiliation
Mackenzie Mackenzie Zwiener MS Student
2019-2021 UNMC Technologist
Preston Hurst Preston Hurst MS Student 2017-2019 PhD Student with David Holding, UNL
Bhushit Agarwal Bhushit Agarwal Comp. Sci. MS Student
2015-2016 Software Engineer,
Srinidhi Bashyam Srinidhi Bashyam Comp. Sci. MS Student
2015-2016 Systems Software Developer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Bachelors Students

  Name Title Tenure Current Affiliation
Remy Hirwa Remy Hirwa Bachelors Student Summer 2021-Fall 2021  
Daniel Ngu Daniel Ngu Bachelors Student 2014-2017  
Thomas Hoban Thomas Hoban
Bachelors Student 2015-2020  
Logan Olson Logan Olson Bachelors Student 2016-2017  
Xiaoyang (Chloe) Ye Xiaoyang (Chloe) Ye Bachelors Student 2016-2017  
Holly Podliska Holly Podliska UCARE Bachelors Student 2016-2017 Student Teacher
Connor Pedersen Connor Pedersen Research Assistant 2017-2018 PostBac Student at Los Alamos National Lab
Kyle Johnson Kyle Johnson REU Student Summer 2016 Phd Student; Biomedical Engineering; Georgia Tech
Taylor Horn Taylor Horn REU Student Summer 2016  
Christian Butera Christian Butera REU Student Summer 2018 Clinical Scientist at PerkinElmer Genomics
Ashley Foltz Ashley Foltz REU Student Summer 2018 Graduate Student in the School of Biological Sciences at UNL
Alex Enersen Alex Enersen Bachelors Student 2017-2019  
Alejandro Pages Alejandro Pages UCARE Bachelors Student 2018-2019  
Ally Alexandra Bradley Bachelors Student, Summer Field Tech 2017-2019 Microbiology Technician at Microconsult
Alex Molnar Alex Molnar Bachelors Student Summer 2019  
Nate Andreasen Nate Andreasen Bachelors Student Summer 2019  
Natalie Belz Natalie Belz REU Student Summer 2019  
Bryce Askey Bryce Askey REU Student Summer 2019  
Seth Snell Seth Snell Bachelors Student Summer 2019  
Brian Liu Xiangdong “Brian” Liu Bachelors Student
Sigmon Group
Nate Pester Nate Pester Bachelors Student
Sigmon Group
2018-2020 Med School, UNMC
Leighton Wheeler Leighton Wheeler Bachelors Student 2019-2020 Med School
Sierra Conway Sierra Conway Bachelors Student 2019-2020  
Madison Tunnell Madison Tunnell REU Student 2020  
Lou Townsend Lou Townsend Bachelors Student 2019-2020  
Elijah Frost Elijah Frost Bachelors Student 2020  
Logan Duryee Logan Duryee Bachelors Student 2020  
Luke Luke Micek Bachelors Student 2020-2021  
Aldi Aldi Airori Bachelors Student 2020-2021  
Isaac Stevens Isaac Stevens Bachelors Student 2019-2021 Technician, Evonik
Olivier Olivier N Mizero CUSP Bachelors Student 2020-2021  
Rongqing Zhang Rongqing Zhang Bachelors Student Spring 2021  
Sam Rangira Sam Rangira Bachelors Student 2021  
Mohamed Al Hussaini Mohamed Al Hussaini] Bachelors Student Summer 2021  
Aleah Miller Aleah Miller Bachelors Student Summer 2021  
Henry Medlock Henry “Hank” Medlock Bachelors Student Summer 2021  
Prince Ngiruwonsanga Prince Ngiruwonsanga Bachelors Student Summer 2021  
Alexis Alexis Finch Bachelors Student 2020-2021  
Jocelyne Horanituze Jocelyne Horanituze Bachelors Student 2020-2021  
Grace Carey Grace Carey Bachelors Student Summer 2021  

High School Students

  Name Title Tenure Current Affiliation
Nicole Hollander Nicole Hollander YNS High School Intern Summer 2017  
Ryleigh Ryleigh Grove YNS Student Summer 2021 UNL class of 2026

All Others

  Name Title Tenure Current Affiliation
Christine Smith Christine Smith Technician 2018-2022  
Shuying Zhang Shuying Zhang Technician 2019-2020 Technician, UNL Biomedical and Obesity Research Core
Xiangjun Li Xiangjun Li Research Associate 2020 Lab Manager, Hyten Lab, UNL
Taity Changa Headshot Taity Changa Volunteer 2019 Postdoc University of Florida
Sarah Johnson Sarah Johnson Rotating PhD Student
Complex Biosystems
Spring 2017 Graduate Student, Clemente & Hyten Labs
Michael Richter Headshot Michael Richter
PhD Student
Spring 2020 PhD Student, Wilson Lab
Lei Tian Lei Tian Visiting PhD Student
Henan Agricultural University
Summer 2014 PhD Student