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Capasso and Magdama Receive APS Travel Awards

Posted: September 18, 2015

Sarah Capasso and Freddy Magdama, under the supervision of Dr. María del Mar Jiménez Gasco, received competitive travel awards to attend the 2015 American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting held in Pasadena, CA.

Sarah Bardsley Capasso received the Roger C. Pearson Student Travel Award and presented a poster titled “Oxytetracycline sensitivity in Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni, the causal agent of bacterial spot of stone fruit." Freddy Magdama was the recipient of the Caribbean Division Student Travel Award and presented a poster titled “Populations of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense causing Panama disease of banana in Ecuador: Learning from the past for future perspectives.”