Current Members

Camille Steber

Camille Steber, PhD

USDA-ARS, Principal Investigator

Research Molecular Geneticist, USDA-ARS Wheat Genetics, Quality, Physiology, and Disease Research Unit • Adjunct Faculty Member, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University • Member of Graduate Faculty in Molecular Plant Sciences, Washington State University • Member of the Center for Integrated Biotechnology, Washington State University • PhD, Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology, Esposito Laboratory, University of Chicago, 1996
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Galina Mikhaylenko

Galina Mikhaylenko, MS

Steber Lab Manager, USDA-ARS, Biological Science Technician

MS, Breeding and Genetics, Kharkiv State Agricultural University, 1994 • MS, Food Science, Washington State University, 1999

Brooklyn Schumaker

Brooklyn Schumaker, MS

USDA-ARS, Biological Science Technician

MS, Plant Sciences, Mississippi State University, 2020 • BS, Biology, Belhaven University, 2018

Amber Hauvermale

Amber Hauvermale, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

PhD, Molecular Plant Sciences, Steber Laboratory, Washington State University, 2012

Rehana Parveen

Rehana Parveen, MS

AP-Scientific Assistant

Sarah Peery

Sarah Peery, BS

MS Graduate Student in Crop Science

BS, Biology, Washington State University

Jason Wigen

Jason Wigen, BS

MS Graduate Student in Crop Science

BS, Integrated Plant Sciences, Agricultural Biotechnology, Washington State University

Drew Bowdish

Drew Bowdish

Undergraduate Student

Former Members

Jorgen Abellera

Jorgen Abellera, MS

Former MS Graduate Student

Current Position: Technical and Marketing Manager, Thai Phil Advance Agritech Corporation • MS, Crop Sciences, Steber Laboratory, Washington State University, 2006

Tohru Ariizumi

Tohru Ariizumi, PhD

Former Postdoc

Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Tsukuba, Japan • PhD, Laboratory of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Japan, 2004

Attawan Aramrak

Attawan Aramrak, PhD

Former PhD Graduate Student

Current Position: Lecturer, Kasetsart University, Thailand • PhD, Crop Science, Steber and Burke Laboratories, Washington State University, 2015

Harmony Borchardt-Wier

Harmony Borchardt-Wier

Former Undergraduate Student

Current Position: Lab Technician/Lab Manager, Cornell University

Tracy Harris

Tracy Harris, BS

Former USDA-ARS Biological Technician

Wenjing Ge

Wenjing Ge

Former Visting PhD Student

P. K. Lawrence

P. K. Lawrence, PhD

Former Postdoc

Current Position: Project Leader, Newport Laboratories, Worthington, MN and SDSU Adjunct Professor

Chang Chloe Liu

Chang (Chloe) Liu, MS

Former MS Graduate Student

Current Position: Research Associate - Phenotyping, Inari • MS, Crop Science, Steber and Pumphrey Laboratories, Washington State University, 2019

Shantel Martinez

Shantel Martinez, PhD

Former PhD Graduate Student and Postdoc

Current Position: Processing Tomato Breeder at HM Clause • PhD, Molecular Plant Sciences, Steber Laboratory, Washington State University, 2018

Karen McGinnis

Karen McGinnis, PhD

Former Postdoc

Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University • PhD, Arizona State University, 2000

Lesley Murphy

Lesley Murphy, PhD

Former Postdoc

Current Position: Product Assessment Scientist, Bayer Crop Science • PhD, Botany, Washington State University, 2007

Sven Nelson

Sven Nelson, PhD

Former PhD Graduate Student

Current position: Plant Scientist, BioConsortia • PhD, Molecular Plant Sciences, Steber Laboratory, Washington State University, 2015

Sian Ritchie

Sian Ritchie, PhD

Former Postdoc

Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University • PhD, University of Reading, 1994

Eizabeth Schramm

Elizabeth Schramm, PhD

Former PhD Graduate Student and Postdoc

Current Position: Research Associate, Corteva Agriscience • PhD, Molecular Plant Sciences, Steber Laboratory, Washington State University, 2010

Stephanie Marie Sjoberg

Stephanie Sjoberg, PhD

Former PhD Graduate Student and Postdoc

Current Position: Tomato Breeding Project Lead, Syngenta • PhD, Molecular Plant Sciences, Steber and Carter Laboratories, Washington State University, 2019

Jonathan Soule

Jonathan Soule, MS

Former Research Technician

Current Position: Teacher, Sunnyside High School, Yakima WA • MS, Department of Genetics and Cell Biology, Kleinhofs Laboratory, Washington State University, 1999

Lucia C. Strader

Lucia C. Strader, PhD

Former PhD Graduate Student

Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Duke University • PhD, Molecular Plant Sciences, Steber Laboratory, Washington State University, 2004

Keiko Tuttle

Keiko Tuttle, PhD

Former PhD Graduate Student

PhD, Molecular Plant Sciences, Steber Laboratory, Washington State University, 2015

Janice Zale

Janice Zale, PhD

Former Postdoc

Current Position: Mature Citrus Tissue Transformation Research Coordinator, Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida • PhD, University of Saskatchewan, 1992