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News article: Graduate Research Retreat

The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science held its Graduate Research Retreat on October 13 and 14 in Wooster, Ohio. The retreat is a way for the graduate students of HCS to show off their hard work. Oral and Poster presenations were held over the two days.

Winners of the competition are listed below: 

Oral Presenations

M.S. Proposal 1st Place: Alyssa Lamb

M.S. Research 1st Place: Juan Quijia Pillajo

Ph.D. Proposal 1st Place: Andika Gunadi 

Ph.D. Research 

Event: HCS Colloquium

Presenter: Michael Dzakovich

Advisor: Dr. David Francis

SAC members: Dr. Joshua Blakeslee, Dr. Leah McHale, Dr. Steven J. Schwartz

Proposal Type:  PhD Proposal

Title of Presentation: Leveraging Natural Variation in Carotenoid Biosynthetic Genes and Implications for Human Health