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Eric O'Neal Places Third in the 2014 Graduate Research Exhibition

Posted: April 10, 2014

Congratulations to Eric O'Neal for placing third in the Health & Life Sciences Competition with his poster titled "Intraspecific root grafting and clonal growth in Ailanthus altissima and their role in transmission of Verticillium nonalfalfae." There were 64 poster presentations in the Health & Life Sciences category. Eric is working on his M.S. degree with Dr. Don Davis.
Eric O'Neal

Eric O'Neal

Kudos to all the Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology graduate students and faculty who represented the Department while participating in the 2014 Graduate Research Exhibition held Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the HUB-Robeson Center.  The Annual Graduate Research Exhibition was started in 1986 and this year had over 300 presentations. The purpose of The Graduate Exhibition is to offer a special professional development opportunity for students to communicate research and creative endeavors to a general audience, which challenges graduate students to present their work in clear, comprehensible terms to people outside their fields of study.

We would like to acknowledge this year's PPEM graduate student exhibitors, who all did a wonderful job:

 Yueying Chen Grad Student Exhibit  Sara Atyeo Graduate Student Exhibit

Sara Bardsley Grad Student Exhibit

(pictured left to right:Yueying Chen, Sara Atyeo, and Sarah Bardsley)

Exhibition judges this year from PPEM included:  Dr. Gary Moorman, Dr. Fred Gildow, Dr. Tim McNellis, Grace O’Keefe, Carla Lanze, Bastian Minkenberg,  Ningxiao Li, and Judy Sinn.