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  1. Stephanie Verhoff wins third prize for her poster presentation at the 2015 ASA, CSSA, SSSA annual meeting

    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.

  2. Bill and Vivian win first prizes for their presentations at the HCS research retreat!

    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."

  3. Stephanie Verhoff awarded a 2015 United Soybean Board Fellowship!

    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.

  4. Vivian Bernau and Nathan Taitano awarded a SEEDS grant!

    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."

  5. Congratulations to Matthew Willman and Darren Sommers for their 3rd place awards at the Denman UG research forum!

    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. 

  6. Qianli Shen and Matthew Willman receive Ohio Soybean Moser Scholars Research Awards

    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

  7. Congratulations to Bradley Snyder for his winning presentation in the Denman & CFAES research forums

    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!

  8. Undergraduate Research Scholarship awarded to Elizabeth Baskin

    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!

  9. Ohio Soybean Council Foundation scholarship awarded to Jessica Schwartz

    Mar 8, 2012

    Congratulations to Jess for receiving a 2012-2013 graduate student scholarship from the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation!

  10. Undergraduate OARDC Seeds research grant awarded to Rhiannon Schneider

    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!

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