Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 8:50am
Rishi Masalia

Plant Biology graduate student Rishi Masalia was named as a UGA Amazing Student! Rishi works in John Burke's lab studying drought resistance. He is a co-founder of the Athens Science Café and the Athens Science Observer, as well as a 2018 K. Patricia Cross Scholar. He has also served as ASPB's Graduate Student Ambassador for the Southeast U.S. since 2015 and won the 2017 Wilbur Duncan Award, which honors the most well-rounded graduate student in the Plant Biology department. Rishi has a passion for science and science communication that has always been evident to anyone who has met him. Way to go, Rishi! You definitely deserve this honor!