Lab Members

Dr. Li Yang 

Assistant Professor

Department of Plant Pathology

4303 Miller Plant Science Bld

120 Carlton St.

Athens, GA 30602

Phone: 706-542-2209


Alan Peper (PhD Graduate Student)


Carter James Newton (PhD Graduate Student)


Yun Fan Stephanie Chen

Yun Fan Stephanie Chen (Lab technician)


Dawei Xu

Dawei Xu (Postdoc)


Feng Kong (Postdoc)


Undergraduate Students

Tiffany Huang, undergraduate assistant

Sheena An Lim, undergraduate assistant

Andy Zhang, undergraduate assistant

Wendy Zheng, undergraduate assistant

Cindy Zheng, undergraduate assistant

Endea Smith, undergraduate assistant

Ashley Dey, undergraduate assistant

Former Lab Members

Margarita Ramirez, REEU Student, Summer 2022

Niharika Singareddy, undergraduate assistant, 2021

Luke Barrett, undergraduate assistant, 2021

Isabella Rose Jackson, undergraduate assistant, 2021

Natalie Miller, undergraduate assistant, 2021-2022

Aishat Bukola Lawal, undergraduate assistant, 2019

Jeongin Lee, undergraduate assistant, 2019

Nicole Wiley, undergraduate assistant, Summer 2019

Riya Gehani, undergraduate assistant, Fall 2019

Madalene Ison, undergraduate assistant, Fall 2019-Spring 2021

Annie Liu, Student Worker, 2018-2019

Jaimie  Seymour, REEU Student, Summer 2018

Hanna Yi, Student Worker, 2018-2019

Henry Huang, Young Scholar Program, Summer 2019

Lanxi Hu (PhD Graduate Student, 2018-2023)

Sorrel Tran (PhD Graduate Student, 2018-2023)


We are looking for highly motivated students and postdocs to join us.