Postdoc Spotlight: Josh Strable

Headshot of Postdoc Josh Strable

September 19, 2018 

Featured as part of Cornell’s Postdoc Appreciation Week 2018 

Josh Strable is from rural Iowa and has a PhD in Plant Biology from Iowa State University in Erik Vollbrecht’s lab. He conducts research in the field of plant biology in Michael Scanlon’s lab in the School of Integrated Plant Science.

What is your area of emphasis? Why is this work important?

I am trained as a developmental biologist, use genetics to find insight into questions, and work with cereals – primarily maize – as a model system. My research questions are basic and focus on how leaves develop…

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