|Adrienne Moran Lauter is the laboratory manager, and currently working on rice microarrays.
Adrienne is originally from Ohio, where she did her undergraduate degree at Miami University in Zoology. She received a Masters degree in Biological Sciences from Wright State University in Ohio in 1996 with Dr. Scott Baird where her thesis work was on TGF-b signaling in C. elegans. She then worked as a research specialist with Dr. Jeff Hardin at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on gastrulation in C. elegans. Adrienne began her Ph.D. work with Dr. Chris Wylie at the University of Minnesota studying the microtubule motor proteins kinesins and gastrulation in the frog Xenopus, and received her degree in 2003 while working in Cincinnati, Ohio. Adrienne's postdoctoral work was in the field of behavioral neuroscience with Dr. Gene Robinson at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, studying age-related behavioral transitions in honey bees.
Adrienne lives in Ames with her husband Nick and son Cole.