Horticutlure and Crop Science graduate student, Nathan Nordstedt, was awarded the Richard T. Meister Scholarship from the American Floral Endowment. The scholarship is for $3,900. Nathan is a Ph.D. student studying molecular biology of floriculture crops. Read more about Nathan's award here.
Two Horticulture and Crop Science graduate students won awards at the 2017 annual meeting of the Society for In Vitro Biology in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Andika Gunadi received first place in the graduate student oral competition for a presentation titled: "Soybean (Glycine max) Promoter Characterization through CRISPRi”
Eric Dean received second place in the graduate student poster competition for a presentation titled: "A Soybean Glycinin Promoter Drives High Cotyledon-enhanced Expression in Both Somatic and Zygotic Embryos"
Keeley Overmyer has received a Greenfield Scholars award for 2017 from the American Society of Agronomy.
HCS student, Kaylee South, was awarded the 2017 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship, a $10,000 scholarship through the American Floral Endowment. Kaylee is pursuing her Ph.D. in agriculture and is researching botrytis in floriculture crops.
To learn more about Kaylee's award check out the American Floral Endowment website.