Nov 18, 2015
Stephanie recieved third prize for her poster presentation entitled "Characterization of a major QTL associated with partial resistance to Phytophthora stem and root rot in soybean" in the Crop Breeding and Genetics Graduate Student Poster Competition at the 2015 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meeting.
Oct 16, 2015
At the 2015 Horticulture and Crop Science research retreat, Bill Rolling was awarded first prize in the category of PhD Oral Presentation for his presentation entitled "Genome-wide association analysis of partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean plant introductions form the Republic of Korea."
May 22, 2015
Stephanie Verhoff was selected as one of two 2015 United Soybean Board Fellowship recipients. The United Soybean Board (USB) Fellowship promotes graduate education in the area of Plant Sciences, emphasizing the development of improved soybean varieties, understanding soybean genetics, and developing improved ways to grow and use soybeans. The fellowship provides a $25,000 annual stipend to the student for up to four years.
May 15, 2015
Vivian (co-advised by Kristin Mercer) and Nathan (van der Knaap Lab) were awarded a grant from OARDC SEEDS in support of their proposal entitiled, "Finding the genetic basis of use traits and climate adaptations in chile peppers (Capsicum spp.) of southern Mexico."
Mar 25, 2015
Matthew and Darren were both awarded 3rd place prizes for their research presentations at the 2015 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum.
Matthew presented work on the transient expression efficiency of a novel Agrobacterium strain in soybean leaf tissue.
Darren presented work on the protein yield stability of soybean breeding lines in Ohio.
Nov 1, 2014
Congratulations to Qianli for her research award for "Genome-wide Identification of Promoter Sequences in the Soybean Genome" and to Matthew for his research award for "Genomic selection and assessment of soybean for partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae."
The Ohio Soybean Mosers Scholars Award is donated by the Ohio Soybean Council.
Apr 1, 2013
Brad was awarded second place for his poster presentations entitled "DNA sequence evaluation of the Rag5 locus for soybean aphid resistance" in both the Denman & CFAES undergraduate research forums in 2013. Congratulations!
May 25, 2012
Elizabeth was awarded a 2012 Undergraduate Research Scholarship from the College of Arts and Sciences for her research project using Genotyping-by-Sequencing in soybean populations. Congratulations, Liz!
Mar 8, 2012
Congratulations to Jess for receiving a 2012-2013 graduate student scholarship from the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation!
Mar 10, 2011
Rhiannon Schneider was awarded an undergraduate OARDC Seeds research grant to develop diagnostic markers for genes controlling resistance to Photophthora sojae (Rps genes) in soybean. Congratulations!