Brad Snyder, a senior majoring in Sustainable Plant Systems with a specialization in Agronomy, has received 2nd place in the Agriculture/Environmental Science division for the 2013 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum. The Denman Undergraduate Research Forum was created in 1996 by Richard and Martha Denman. The Forum is designed to encourage undergraduate students to conduct research and develop an appreciation for research as a part of their education. Brad submitted research on the DNA Sequence Evaluation of the Rag5 Locus for Soybean Aphid Resistance. His research was conducted in the Laboratory of Dr. Leah McHale. Brad Snyder was also a winner in the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum. Brad plans on graduating in May 2013.