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Yixin Cai

BS, Genetics and Plant Biology BS Molecular Toxicology
Yixin Cai
MS Student, Small Fruit Horticulture 360-848-6136 WSU Mount Vernon 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Yixin is from Shanghai, China, a vibrant metropolis full of traditional and modern architecture. She received her BSs in Genetics and Plant Biology (GPB) and Molecular Toxicology from University of California, Berkeley. She worked in botanical garden and USDA laboratory in her senior year and found her interest in horticulture. She will begin her graduate study with Drs. Lisa DeVetter in the Spring of 2019. The focus of her research is to develop and test technologies and practices that allow for the mechanical harvest of fresh market blueberry with high fruit quality and high harvest efficiency.