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April 13, 2015

Announcements & Deadlines

2015 Field Day Abstracts are due to Samantha Crow by Friday, April 17th.

Students who plan to attend one of the May 9th Commencement Ceremonies in Pullman will need to register to walk by April 17th.

Graduate student annual reviews are due to Debra Marsh at the JHGC no later than May 15, 2015.


Awards and Achievements

Joan Davenport has been elected a Fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science.

John P. Reganold received the 2015 Eminent Faculty Award from Washington State University.

Ian Burke was named the Outstanding Early Career Weed Scientist by the Weed Science Society of America.

Patrick Freeze was awarded a Fullbright Scholarship to spend a year in Thailand working on mitigation of Cd accumulation in paddy rice.

Waled Suliman was the winner of the GPSA Graduate Research Assistant Excellence Award for Spring 2015.



April 16 – 5th Annual Dr. Virginia Lee “Change the World” Fellowship Fundraiser
Wine, Hors d’oeuvres, and Silent Auction 6-9 p.m.



Crop Science

April 13 – Attawan Aramrak, Crop Science Ph.D. Student
“Glyphosate Resistance in Spring Wheat Mutants Induced by Mutagenesis: Molecular and Physiological Insights”
2:30 p.m., Johnson Hall 204

April 20 – Jennifer Trapp

Soil Science

April 13 – Dan TerAvest, Soil Science Ph.D. Student
“Sustainable Intensification of Food Productions Systems in Malawi”
11:10-12:00 p.m.

April 13 – Isaac Madsen, Soil Science Ph.D. Student
“Nitrogen and Water Interactions at Root-Rhizosphere, Cropping System, and National (Policy) Scales”
1:10 p.m., Johnson Hall 204

April 20 – Bethany Wolters, Soil Science M.S. Student
“Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Reduced Tillage Organic Vegetables”

NAPB Plant Breeding & Genomics Webinar Series

Every Wednesday from April 1 – May 27, 11-12 p.m., Johnson Hall 104E

Molecular Plant Sciences Seminar Series

April 15 – Jorge Dubcovsky, Professor, University of California-Davis presents, “Dissection of the flowering pathway in wheat”
12:10 p.m., Webster 17


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