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Alma Laney

Alma Laney

Dr.

Phone: 801-863-8520

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BIOGRAPHY

I am a plant virologist specializing in characterizing new and emerging plant viruses transmitted by arthropods (known as arboviruses). My research program focuses on three areas: 1) Identification of new and emerging viruses; 2) Biological and functional characterization of plant viruses; and 3) Quantifying the interaction of plant viruses, their arthropod vectors, their hosts, and abiotic stresses.

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I teach BIOL 1610 (College Biology I), BIOL 494R (Student Seminar), MICR 4500 (Virology) and BIOL 3400 (Cell Biology).