Logan Houston, an undergraduate researchers in the Trigiano lab, was awarded a Gold Medal at last night’s EUReCA awards ceremony. Logan’s award was one of four in the STEM section of the competition. Logan’s research, “Geographical location drives the population structure of native Asian Cornus florida” was supported by the Trigiano lab and guided primarily by Dr. Marcin Nowicki. Angel Chaffin, one of our EPP minors, was awarded an Honorable Mention for her work on, “Potential pathogens of industrial hemp (Cannibas sativa)”. Although her research was sponsored by Dr. Kimberly Gwinn, she was also assisted by Cody Seals, Mary Dee, Dr. Ernest Bernard, and Dr. Jerome Grant. Geordan Hall, who worked with Drs. Karen Vail and Becky Trout Fryxell, also…Details
Please join UT President Joe DiPietro and UTIA Chancellor Tim Cross as we introduce the Carl Jones Memorial Entomology and Plant Pathology Graduate Enhancement Endowment. This endowment memorializes Carl Jones, former professor and head of the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology.
Friday, April 27
Plant Biotech Building, Room 160
This fund was established by retired faculty member Reid Gerhardt, along with the generosity of other faculty members and friends of Carl.
Cruze Dairy Farm ice cream will be served after a short program.
The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology currently is seeking an assistant professor of apiculture (12-month tenure-track, 100% Extension). The full announcement can be found here.
EPP graduate student Amy Michael will present her exit seminar entitled “Interactive Ecology of the Kudzu Bug in Eastern Tennessee” on Friday, April 20th, at 10am in PBB 160.
EPP graduate students Clay Perkins and Scott Graham recently published a paper entitled “Grasshoppers in Soybean.” The full article can be found here.