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PPEM represented at 2014 Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo

Posted: April 6, 2014

The Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology graduate students, undergraduate students, and advisors, contribute to the success of the 2014 Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo, which was held on March 19, 2014.

The Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo provides an opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to share their research with others.  The purpose of The Expo is to communicate the value of science in terms that the public can understand. 

Undergraduate and graduate students advised by a faculty member in the College of Agricultural Sciences are eligible to participate.

The Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, as in the past, was represented by a great showing of participation. We would like to acknowledge and thank the following Graduate and Undergraduate students and their advisors for helping to make the Research Expo a success:

Graduate Students:
  • Sarah Bardsley, advised by Dr. Maria del Mar Jimenez-Gasco
  • Hilary Cheesman, advised by Drs. Beth Gugino and Paul Backman
  • Eric O’Neal, advised by Dr. Don Davis
  • Sara Atyeo, advised by Dr.Tim McNellis
  • Laura Ramos Sepulveda, advised by Dr. Tim McNellis
  • Yueying Chen, advised by Dr. Yinong Yang
Undergraduate Students:
  • Hunter Swisher, advised by Dr. Gretchen Kuldau
  • Patrick Thomas, advised by Dr. Gretchen Kuldau

We would also like to thank the following members of the Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology Department for volunteering their time to participate as judges:

  • Dr. Cristina Rosa
  • Grace O'Keefe, graduate student
  • Judy Sinn, senior research assistant
  • Dr. Tim McNellis
  • Dr. Gretchen Kuldau
  • Dr. Beth Gugino