Amanda Schrager Lavelle

Postdoctoral Researcher

U. Mass--Amherst

Former Graduate Student

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Degree Field Institution Year(s) Advisor
Ph.D. Plant Biology University of California, Davis 2008 - 2016 Julin Maloof
B.S. Biological Science University of California, Davis 2001 - 2005


Position Field Institution Year(s) Advisor
Postdoctoral Researcher Plant Biology U. Mass--Amherst 2016 - Present Madelaine Bartlett
Adjunct Professor Biology American River College 2015 - 2016
Associate Instructor Plant Biology University of California, Davis 2015 - 2015
Associate Expression Systems 2006 - 2008
Technician Microbiology Dade Behring 2005 - 2006


  • Rellán-Álvarez R, Lobet G, Lindner H, Pradier PL, Sebastian J, et al. (2015). GLO-Roots: an imaging platform enabling multidimensional characterization of soil-grown root systems. Elife 4. PubMed Elife

  • Chitwood DH, Headland LR, Filiault DL, Kumar R, Jiménez-Gómez JM, et al. (2012). Native environment modulates leaf size and response to simulated foliar shade across wild tomato species. PLoS One 7(1): e29570. PubMed PLoS One PDF

  • Carrera A, Echenique V, Zhang W, Helguera M, Manthey F, Schrager A, et al. (2007) A deletion at the Lpx-B1 locus is associated with low lipoxygenase activity and improved pasta color in durum wheat (Triticum turgidum ssp. durum). Journal of Cereal Science 45(1):67-77. Journal of Cereal Science PDF