Undergrads Alex Smith (Plant Biology major) and Rebecca Sussman (Biology major) have each been awarded a CURO Research Assistantship of $1000 for Spring 2017 to do research mentored by graduate student Ashley Rea in the Donovan lab. They will be assessing the underlying components of nutrient use efficiency in cultivated sunflower for phosphorous (Alex) and nitrogen (Becca). Way to go!!
Sunflower and Plant Physiology
Sunflower and plant physiology boat selfie
Grad Student - Jess Stephens
Graduate student Jess Stephens with her study species in the genus Sarracenia (2016).
Alumnus - Jenny Cruse-Sanders
Alumnus Jenny Cruse-Sanders is the Director of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
Grad Student - Uma Nagendra
Uma Nagendra is the overall winner of 2014 “Dance Your Ph.D.” contest. http://news.sciencemag.org/people-events/2014/11/dance-your-ph-d-winner-announced
Research - Sweet Potato
Plants used in a study aimed at reconstructing evolutionary relationships in the sweet potato species complex.