Graduate students advised by faculty involved in plant breeding and genetics garnered a total of four OARDC SEEDS awards in 2017.
Katherine D' Amico (Translational Plant Sciences) and Emile Gluck Taler (Plant Pathology) from the Bonello lab received an award for their work in "Simultaneous transcriptome analysis of the sudden oak death pathogen, Phytophthora ramorum and its host, Quercus agrifolia."
Michael Dzakovich (Horticulture and Crop Science) from the Francis lab received an award for his work in "Metabolomic and transcriptional responses in mice to diets containing red or tangerine tomatoes."
Priyanka Mittapelly (Entomology) from the Michel lab received an award for her work in "Elucidating molecular interactions of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys with its bacterial symbiont, Candidatus Pantoea carbeki"
Congratulations, Katie, Emile, Michael, Priyanka, and Bill!