Two TPS Fellows receive grant funding through the SEEDS competitive grants program

June 20, 2017
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The Translational Plant Sciences (TPS) graduate program is pleased to announce that two TPS fellows were awarded funded through this year’s SEEDS: The OARDC Research Enhancement Competitive Grants Program

Katie D’Amico (TPS Fellow, Bonello lab), along with Emile Gluck-Thaler (Plant Pathology, Slot lab) received $10,000.00 for their project titled Simultaneous transcriptome analysis of the sudden oak death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum and its host, Quercus agrifolia.

Bill Rolling (TPS Fellow, McHale lab) received $5,000.00 for his project titled Identifying a quantitative resistance gene for Phytophthora Rot resistance in soybean.

Congratulations to both Katie and Bill on this grant funding and their continued success in the TPS program!