According to Wikipedia,
Gopi K. Podila was an Indian–American biologist who served as a professor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He was one of three faculty members killed in a shooting at the university on February 12, 2010. Podila was chairperson of the university's department of biological sciences, with a particular interest in the ecology of Populus and their mycorrhizal symbionts.
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