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Lawren Sack, CV
lawrensack@ucla.edu
Professor

 

Ecological, evolutionary and conservation physiology

Hydraulics of leaves and whole plants

Scaling in evolution and ontogeny

 
                       
          Megan Bartlett
mkbartl@gmail.com
PhD student
  Physiology of tropical tree species coexistence        
                       
          Marissa Caringella
macaringella@gmail.com
PhD student
The mechanistic influence of traits on plant responses to climate change        
                       
          Kimberly Crispin
kimberlycrispin@gmail.com
PhD student
    Ecosystem and conservation physiology of California grasslands        
                       
          Hongxia Cui
hongxia@ibcas.ac.cn
Research visitor from Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Trait evolution in lilacs (Syringa) and California lilacs (Ceanothus)        
                       
          Israel Jimenez
isji6249@hotmail.com
Research assistant
  Leaf traits of urban tree species of Los Angeles          
                           
          Grace John
johngrap1@gmail.com
PhD student

  Physiology and anatomy of comparative water use          
                           
          Christine Scoffoni
cscoffoni@ucla.edu
PhD student
  Leaf hydraulics and evolution          
                           
          Jessica Smith
bobalette@gmail.com
Research assistant/
technican
 

 

         
 
     
  Undergraduate Researchers                                  
                                           
  updated information coming soon...            
       
           
                                           
           
LAB GROUP ALUMNI      
           
Graduate Students
         
Aurora Kagawa, MS  
2005-2008
     
Christopher Nakahashi, MS  
2006-2008
     
Chris Creese, PhD  
2007-2013
     
Faith Inman-Narahari, PhD  
2009-2013
     
Margaret Sporck, PhD  
2005-2011
     
Mashuri Waite, PhD  
2005-2010
     
   
     
Postdoctoral Researchers  
     
Molly Cavaleri  
2007-2009
     
Antonio Gasco  
2007-2008
     
Athena McKown  
2007-2008
     
Rodrigo Mendez-Alonzo  
2011-2013
     
 
Undergraduate Students  
    Projects
updated information coming soon...      
           
Rico Ardyong  
2010-2011
     
Koa Awong  
2008-2009
    Physiology of native Hawaiian plants
David Benjamin  
2009-2010
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Subir Bhatia  
2009-2010
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Sylvia Chan  
2009-2010
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Steven Diep  
2009-2011
    Diversity in leaf drought tolerance mechanisms
Abtin Farahmand  
2008-2010
    Leaf veins and biomechanical support
Kaitlin Ford  
2011
    Evolution of seed size in the Hawaiian flora
Bahareh Goshayeshi  
2008-2009
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Christopher Hsu  
2008-2009
    Water use of native Hawaiian plants
Saghar Javaherian  
2008-2009
    Physiology of heteroblasty in Hawaiian Acacia koa
Gina Kanekoa  
2008-2009
    Physiology of native and alien Hawaiian plants
Rajvir Kaur  
2011
    Diversity in leaf drought tolerance mechanisms
Amanpreet Kooner  
2009-2010
    Diversity in leaf drought tolerance mechanisms
Matt Kua  
2008-2009
    Physiology of native Hawaiian plants
Albert Lee  
2007-2008
    Databasing Hawaiian fern traits
Winnie Liao  
2008-2009
    Diversity in leaf drought tolerance mechanisms
Iveta Markov  
2009-2010
    Diversity in leaf drought tolerance mechanisms
Jenny Masuzumi  
2007-2008
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Michael Mazmanian  
2009-2010
    Leaf venation architecture in Arabidopsis
Michael McMaster  
2010
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Shawn Moshrefi  
2009-2010
    Databasing plant growth measures
Neal Nakagawa  
2007-2008
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Kathy Nguyen  
2011
    Plant adaptation to global climates
Neda Nourmand  
2008-2009
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Krina Patel  
2007-2008
    Databasing Hawaiian moss traits
Michael Rawls  
2008-2010
    Diversity in leaf drought tolerance mechanisms
Sunitha Reddy  
2009-2010
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Arash Sayari  
2009-2010
    Databasing plant growth measures
Ekta Shah  
2008-2009
    Physiology of heteroblasty in Hawaiian Acacia koa
Jayanti Sharma  
2011
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Emily Slaughter  
2011
    Light responses of leaf hydraulics
Kapiolani Street  
2008-2009
    Physiology of native and alien Hawaiian plants
Huy Tran  
2007-2009
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Suong Tran
 
2007-2009
    Quantifying diversity in leaf venation architecture
Akram Uraizee  
2009-2010
    Creating invasive species alert posters
   
     
Research Assistants  
     
Tiffany Cheng  
2010-2011
     
Kristen Frole  
2004-2005
     
Michael McMaster  
2010
     
Kehauwealani Nelson-Kaula  
2008-2009
     
Molly Ng  
2011-2013
     
Jessica Pasquet-Kok  
2009-2010
     
Amish Patel  
2010-2011
     
Michael Rawls  
2010-2011
     
   
     
Research Visitors  
    Visiting from
Krõõt Aasamaa  
2007-2008
    Estonian University of Life Sciences
Tim Brodribb  
2005,2008
    University of Tasmania
Tom Buckley  
2012, 2013
    Sonoma State University
Kun-Fang Cao  
2012
    Xishuangbanna Botanical Garden, China
Brendan Choat  
2010, 2013
    Australian National University, U of West Sydney
Herve Cochard  
2007, 2011
    UMR-PIAF, INRA-Université Blaise Pascal, France
Michael Donoghue  
2010, 2012
    Yale University
Erika Edwards  
2010, 2012
    Brown University
Adrián Escribano  
2012
    Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Alicia Forner Sales  
2013
    Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
Jennifer Funk   2008, -9, -10, -11     Chapman University
Carlos Garcia-Verdugo  
2012
    University of California, Berkeley
Ros Gleadow  
2009
    Monash University, Australia
Elena Granda  
2012
    Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
Gaëlle Guyot  
2011
    Bordeaux University, France
Justin Kunkle  
2009
    University of Minnesota
Anna Locke  
2009
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Sebastià Martorell  
2013
    U de les Illes Balears, Spain
Peter Melcher  
2010
    Ithaca College
Diane Pataki  
2011, 2012, 2013
    UC Irvine, University of Utah
Jessica Pasquet-Kok  
2009
    Bordeaux University, France
Alicia Pou Mir  
2008
    U de les Illes Balears, Spain
Celia Rodríguez Domínguez  
2013
    IRNA de Sevilla, CSIC, Spain
Christine Scoffoni  
2007,2008
    Bordeaux University, France
Sam Taylor  
2010
    University of Sheffield, UK
Peter Wilf  
2006
    Pennsylvania State University
Adam Wolf  
2013
    Princeton University
Ian Wright  
2007
    Macquarie University, Australia
Amy Zanne  
2008
    University of Missouri, St. Louis