News

  1. Congratulations Jack!

    Mar 9, 2022

    Congratulations to Jack McCoy for placing 3rd in the CFAES category of OSU’s Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum!

  2. Christian Vargas-Garcia Receives Scholarship from the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation

    Mar 8, 2022

    Congratulations to Christian Vargas-Garcia for receiving a 2022-2023 scholarship from the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation! These funds will provide supplemental support to help cover additional education-related expenses such as computer programs that support second-language speakers' statistics learning and strongly support extracurricular-related activities.

  3. Congratulations Christian!

    Aug 16, 2021

    Congratulations to Christian Vargas-Garcia for passing his doctoral candidacy exams in December, 2020!  Well done, Christian!

  4. Welcome Hannah Scheppler!

    Jun 14, 2021

    Hannah is joining our lab as a doctoral student on the chile pepper project, specifically studying the concept of utilizing niche theory to help discover beneficial genes from crop wild relatives. She joins us from Miami University where she obtained her B.S. and M.S. in Biology. Welcome Hannah!

  5. Chee Ngui has joined our lab!

    Jun 14, 2021

    Chee comes to us from Iowa State University where he received his B.S. in Horticulture Science and Seed Science. While working towards a Masters degree, he will focus on QTL analysis for chilli pepper. Welcome, Chee!

  6. Congratulations Tyler!

    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.

  7. Tu Huynh passes her qualifying exam

    Sep 20, 2020

    Congratulations to Tu Huynh for passing her doctoral candidacy exams in September, 2020!  Well done, Tu!

  8. Congratulations Jack!

    Aug 28, 2020

    Congratulations to Jack McCoy for passing his doctoral candidacy exams in August, 2020!  Well done, Jack!

  9. Tu Huynh receives the Gerald O. Mott Award

    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.

  10. Ohio Soybean Council Awards Scholarships

    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. 

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