Graduate Students

Graduate students are alphabetized by last name.

     
Mohamed Abdelmoteleb
Ph.D. Student

Mohamed Abelmotelb
Mohamed Abdelmoteleb

Mohamed Abdelmoteleb joined FARRP in August 2015 as a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Dr. Richard Goodman. Previously he worked as an assistant lecturer at faculty of Science, Mansoura University, Egypt. Mohamed obtained his M.S. in Botany Department from Mansoura University in June 2013. His current research focus is on bioinformatics of allergy in genetically modified bacteria.
Abigail Burrows
Ph.D. Student

Abigail Burrows
Abigail Burrows

Abigail Burrows joined FARRP in June 2014 after receiving her B.S. in Food Science and Technology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in May 2014. Her research is focused on the detection of milk residues in gluten containing solid food matrices. She is co-advised by Dr. Steve Taylor and Dr. Joe Baumert.
Wanying Cao
Ph.D. Student

Wanying Cao
Wanying Cao

Wanying Cao joined FARRP in August 2016 to pursue her Ph.D., after receiving her M.S. in Food Safety and Technology from the Illinois Institute of Technology in August 2016. Her research is focused on the characterization and detection of intact and hydrolyzed gluten using mass spectrometry. She is co-advised by Dr. Melanie Downs and Dr. Joe Baumert.
Shimin Chen
M.S. Student

Shimin Chen
Shimin Chen

Shimin Chen joined the FARRP group in August 2015 after receiving her B.S. in Plant Protection from South China Agricultural University in China. She is pursuing a M.S. in Food Science and Technology under the supervision of Dr. Melanie Downs. Shimin's research focuses on the proteomics of allergenic foods.
Kaye Ivens
Ph.D. Student

Kaye Ivens
Kaye Ivens

Kaye Ivens began her M.S. degree at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln in January 2011.  Kaye's research is focused on the Effect of Microbial Fermentation on the Detection of Milk Residues.  Kaye's advisors are Dr. Steve Taylor and Dr. Joe Baumert.
Bethany Jackson
M.S. Student


Bethany Jackson

Shyamali Jayasena
Ph.D. Student

Shyamali Jayasena
Shyamali Jayasena

Shyamali Jayasena began her Ph.D. degree at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln in August 2012.  Shyamali's research is under advisement.  Shyamali's advisors are Dr. Steve Taylor and Dr. Joe Baumert.
Yuan Jin
Ph.D. Student

Yuan Jin
Yuan Jin

In June 2012, Yuan Jin received her Bachelor's degree from Nanjing Agricultural University in Food Science and Technology. She started her first year of Ph.D. program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August 2012.  Yuan's research topic is Can objective limits be established for accepting or rejecting new GM food crop varieties based on in-vitro IgE binding and basophil activation tests?  Dr. Richard E. Goodman is her advisor.
Lee Palmer
Ph.D. Student


Lee Palmer

Lee Palmer received his B.S. in Biochemistry from Arizona State University in 2012, joined FARRP as an M.S. student in 2014, and is currently supervised by Dr. Phil Johnson. His research focuses on the use of protein chemistry and proteomics techniques to study insect proteins as potential food allergens.
Sarah Rooks
Ph.D. Student

Sarah Rooks
Sarah Rooks

Sarah Rooks joined FARRP in August 2016 after receiving her B.S. in Biology from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (Tifton, Georgia) in May 2015. Sarah is pursuing a Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology under the advisement of Dr. Joe Baumert and Dr. Melanie Downs. Her research is focused on characterizing the in vitro digestion products of milk proteins using mass spectrometry.


Updated 25 January, 2017