Menaka Ariyaratne

Menaka Ariyaratne
Post Doctoral Researcher
Office: 
110A Williams Hall
Phone: 
330-202-3555
Phone Extension: 
2823
Biography: 

Menaka earned her Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from the Bowling Green State University, OH. Her current research is focused on developing highly productive rubber dandelion, Taraxacum kok-sahgyz (TK), by increasing overall carbon capture using CRISPR/cas9 and other genetic technologies as well as innovative hydroponic systems.