Mary LaPorte

  • Program Year: 3
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Davis
  • Field of Study: Plant Biology
  • Academic Advisor: Christine Diepenbrock
  • Practicum(s): Practicum Not Yet Completed
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Plant Biology - Biotechnology, University of Oklahoma, 2015 

Publications

Simultaneous Dissection of Grain Carotenoid Levels and Kernel Color in Biparental Maize Populations with
Yellow-to-Orange Grain. Accepted in G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 29 Oct. 2021 (Early Online Soon)
https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.01.458275
Mary-Francis LaPorte*, Mishi Vachev, Matthew Fenn, Christine Diepenbrock


Overcoming the challenges to enhancing experimental plant biology with computational modeling. Frontiers in
Plant Sciences, 20 July 2021. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.687652
Renee Dale, Scott Oswald, Amogh Jalihal, Mary-Francis LaPorte*, Daniel M Fletcher, Allen H Hubbard, Shin-Han Shiu,
Andrew David Lyle Nelson, Alexander Bucksch

Poster Presentations and Conference Talks:

1. Corn Breeding Research Meeting [Virtual] Spring 2021
2. Department of Plant Biology Colloquium [Davis, California, USA] Fall 2020
3. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting [Montreal, Quebec, Canada] Summer 2018

Awards

Dean Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, College of Biological Science, University of California-Davis.
Grand Prize Ronald Lehr Phi Beta Kappa Award for Undergraduate Research, Spring 2018
Effective Communication of Research Award at the Curiosity-to-Creativity Symposium, Spring 2017
OU Microbiology and Plant Biology Endowed Scholarship for Undergraduates, Spring 2018
National Merit Scholarship (2015)