Su Liu

Spring 2020 (MS)


Degree: Master of Science

Thesis Title: Improved Hybrid de novo Genome Assembly, Resistance Gene Prediction and Annotation of Carrot (Daucus carota)

Concentration: Plant Genomics

How are you planning to use your degree?

Currently, I may consider using it to find an internship. Later, also consider taking a PhD.

List clubs and activities while in school.

  • Plant sales of Pi Alpha Xi
  • Experimental assistant in SFaD at PHHI

Whom do you want to thank?

I want to thank my PI, Dr. Massimo Iorizzo, my committee members and my labmate most. Then I will thank the department of horticulture science, especially Rachel, who is always patient answering all kinds of questions from us.

What is the best thing about studying horticulture at NC State?

The department has a very friendly atmosphere.

Advisor Comments (Massimo Iorizzo):
Dear Su, step-by-step, with extraordinary dedication and eager to learn, you made it happen. You proved yourself, your mentors and family once again how great you are. CONGRATULATION. I wish you the best for your next journey. Stay in touch, cheers Massimo


Xingyue Gong:
Congratulations!! It is glad to witness your advancement and achievements.

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