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Department of Plant Pathology



undergraduate awards2012-2013 CFAES Peer Mentor - Plant Pathology
Katherine Gambone

2012 - 2013 A.J. Hoffmann Award
Katherine Gambone and Shan Lin

2012 - 2013 Scholarships, Plant Pathology and Plant Health Management
Elizabeth Roche, Ambria Small, Derrick Freshcorn, Laura Bricker

Alpha Zeta Partners honorary society
Plant Health Management major Edward Luersman. Class 13, Study Abroad, Brazil (Winter 2012)

CFAES Recognition Banquet at the Ohio Union, May 10, 2012:

Katherine (Katie) Gambone (upper right photo)
Plant Health Management major and student assistant/intern in the Bonello lab
CFAES Outstanding Internship Award - Plant Pathology
2nd place, CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum, Plant and Environmental Sciences category

Eric Billman
Crop Science major and 2010 and 2011 intern in the C. Taylor lab
Newcomb Scholar award (highest GPA in CFAES, Senior rank)
Gamma Sigma Delta Scholarship

Michael Falk
Forestry major and 2012 SURE intern in the Bonello lab
Newcomb Scholar award (highest GPA in School of Env. Natural Resources, Junior rank)

Jenna Gargrave
Food Science major and 2011 SURE intern in the Bonello lab
Newcomb Scholar award (highest GPA in CFAES, Junior rank)

Alifia Merchant
Environmental sciences major and 2011 SRIPP intern and student assistant, Bonello lab
Lee Johnston Scholarship

The following students presented research posters at the Denman Undergraduate Research Form, May 9, 2012 in Columbus:

Katherine Gambone
Quantifying Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in Shoots of Drought-Stressed Austrian Pine (Pinus nigra) Infected with Diplodia pinea Using Amplex Red, a Fluorimetric Dye
Co-authors: P. Bonello, Sourav Chakraborty, Amy Hill

Rebecca Lyon
The Role of Type III Effectors in Disrupting Guard Cell Function that Prevents Bacterial Invasion
Advisor: David Mackey

Rhiannon Schneider
Marker Development for Marker Assisted Breeding of Resistance to Phytophthora sojae
Advisor: Leah McHale

Jenna Gargrave
Assessing the Role of Short Day Photoperiod on Dormancy, Cold Hardiness, and Raffinose Concentration in Grape Genotypes
Advisor:  Imed Dami