Kezia ReisKezia Reis

Graduate Student
E-mail: Kreis@agcenter.lsu.edu
Major Professor: Dr. Jeffrey W. Hoy

EDUCATION

Currently: Master student in Plant Pathology, Louisiana State University, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology.

2019: BS in Agronomy, Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar), Brazil.

 

 

SCIENTIFIC INTERNSHIP

Everglades Research and Education Center – University of Florida (January 2019 – July 2019), plant pathology internship. Outreach and extension activities including community and school event. Advisor Dr. Richard Raid.

Molecular Genetics Laboratory – LAGEM (February 2017 – December 2018), training microorganism manipulation. Advisor Dr. Alfredo Seiiti Urashima.

Research Group on Irrigation Technology - GETI (2016), irrigation of sugarcane. Advisor Dr. Douglas Roberto Bizari.

Citrus Research Center “Sylvio Moreira” - (2015 - 2016), crop management. Advisor Drª Patrícia Marluci da Conceição.

SCIENTIFIC INITIATION GRANTS

Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). Period: 2017 – 2018. Distribution of mating type and sexual compatibility of Pyricularia oryzae, the causal agent of blast disease of oats, barley, triticale, and wheat.

National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). Period: 2015 – 2016. Research: Environment change by plastic film packaging on seed quality of Citrus rootstocks.

ABSTRACTS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS

XXIV Latin American Congress of Microbiology, Santiago – Chile, 2018. REIS, KCS; URASHIMA, AS. Distribution of mating type and ability to form sexual organs of blast pathogens from winter cereals.

III Plant Production and Associated Bioprocesses, Araras, 2018. REIS, KCS; LEITE, FAC; URASHIMA, AS. Development of simple method of extraction of pure DNA from Puccinia kuehnii.

REIS, KCS; URASHIMA, AS. Unravelling sexual characteristics of blast pathogens from winter cereals. 50th Brazilian Congress of Phytopathology, Uberlândia. Tropical Plant Pathology, 2017.

XXIV Scientific Initiation Congress and 9th Initiation in Technological Development and Innovation Congress (CIDTI), Araras, 2017. REIS, KCS; URASHIMA, AS. Distribution of mating type of Pyricularia oryzae from different hosts by PCR.

XXIII Scientific Initiation Congress and 8th Initiation in Technological Development and Innovation Congress (CIDTI), Araras, 2016. SOUZA, AJB; CONCEIÇÃO, PM; AZEVEDO, FA; REIS, KCS; PROSPERO, AG. Harvest time of the Swingle citrumelo fruits for seed extraction.

VI Agroecological Symposium and Agriculture Science Center Week, Araras, 2016. REIS, KCS; CONCEIÇÃO, PM; AZEVEDO, FA; ECKER, GV; SOUZA, AJB. Environment change by plastic film packaging on seed quality of rangpur lemon.

VI Agroecological Symposium and Agriculture Science Center Week, Araras, 2016. REIS, KCS; CONCEIÇÃO, PM; AZEVEDO, FA; COSTA, G; SOUZA, AJB. Storage of Swingle citrumelo seeds in different types of packages.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

2020 – 2021: Treasurer of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Graduate Student Association LSU (PPCP-GSA).

2020 – present: Translation committee collaborator of Women in Ag Science.

March 2018 – July 2018: Teaching assistance "Applied Plant Pathology", advisor Professor Alfredo Seiiti Urashima (March 2018 – July 2018).