Sep 21, 2020
Congratulations to Tyler Swanson for receiving a grant from the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation! Tyler's proposal was selected as part of the CFAES Soybean Center Graduate Research Support Program. This one-year grant will support his research on evaluating the economic value of Ohio soybeans.
Sep 20, 2020
Congratulations to Tu Huynh for passing her doctoral candidacy exams in September, 2020! Well done, Tu!
Aug 28, 2020
Congratulations to Jack McCoy for passing his doctoral candidacy exams in August, 2020! Well done, Jack!
Jun 24, 2020
The Gerald O. Mott Meritorious Graduate Student Award in Crop Science recognizes top-notch graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in crop science disciplines. The award is offered by the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA). Departments select students based on academic achievements, research and teaching contributions, leadership accomplishments, service activities and personal qualifications. The award honors the first CSSA President, Gerald O. Mott, who trained 75 graduate students during his 45 year career at Purdue University and the University of Florida.
Feb 27, 2020
Congratulations to Christian Vargas and Tu Huynh for receiving scholarships from the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation! These funds will provide supplemental support to cover tuition or other education-related expenses for Tu and Christian in their graduate programs.
Nov 27, 2019
Graduate Student Bill Rolling passed his Ph.D. defense last week. Congratulations, Dr. Rolling!
Sep 15, 2019
Tu Huynh (PhD Student, Horticulture and Crop Science) was awarded an Ohio Soybean Council Grant for her project "Exploring Tools for Gene Characterization in Soybean Seeds". Her work aims to explore two molecular approaches, 1) virus induced gene silencing with Apple Latent Spherical Virus, and 2) gene silencing in soybean embryogenic tissue using CRISPR/Cas9 and particle bombardment, to characterize interesting genes in the seed system.
Jul 17, 2018
Stephanie Karhoff was awarded an OARDC SEEDS grant for her work “Identifying stages of Phytophthora sojae pathogenesis affected by a major quantitative resistance locus in soybean.” Her work will promote the development of new disease resistant cultivars and improve our understanding of the mechanisms underlying partial resistance. Congratulations, Stephanie!
Nov 30, 2017
Stephanie Karhoff (Ph.D. candidate, Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program) was awarded second place for her "Better Seed, Better Life" video which features the importance of marker assisted selection in plant breeding.
May 17, 2017
William Rolling was awarded an OARDC SEEDS grant for his work on "Identifying a quantitative resistance gene for Phytophthora Root Rot resistance in soybean". Congratulations, Bill!