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!!
Research - Sweet Potato
Plants used in a study aimed at reconstructing evolutionary relationships in the sweet potato species complex.
Athens Science Cafe
Crowd at the Athens Science Café with chef Hugh Acheson, Botanical Gardens, 2015
Research - Helianthus Seedlings
Helianthus annuus seedlings
Alumnus - Chelsea Cunard
Alumnus Chelsea Cunard implementing a field experiment studying invasive Microstegium vimineum (2014).
Grad Student - Katie Putney
PBIO grad student Katie Putney and former Chang lab technician Grant Lor set up a field experiment for former PBIO grad student Bryan Quigly (May 2013)