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Our Graduate Students


Please find here a complete directory of our graduate students and their areas of expertise. For those students interested in adding your own submission to this directory please ask your advisor for a link to the insertion form.

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Shireen ShaikhAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.Avian Molecular BiologyAnimal SciencesMark Parcells
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Lauren PreskenisAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.Characterization of recent low-pathogenicity H7 avian influenza isolates in SPF Leghorns, Pekin Ducks and TurkeysMolecular VirologyJack Gelb
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Hudaa (Swaleha) NeetooAnimal and Food SciencesPh.D.High Pressure Processing to inactivate foodborne pathogens on sprouting seedsAnimal ScienceHaiqiang Chen
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Dana Hoffman-PennesiAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.Antioxidant activity of plant essential oils and their antimicrobial effects on food pathogens.Food ScienceChangqing Wu
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Yaoxin HuangAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.High pressure processingFood SciencesHaiqiang Chen
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Kirsten HirneisenAnimal and Food SciencesPh.D.Enteric virusesAnimal ScienceKalmia Kniel
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Michele MaughanAnimal and Food SciencesPh.D."Pathogenomic Approaches to Characterizing the Avian Innate Immune Response to Avian Influenza Virus"Molecular Immunogenetics & VirologyCalvin Keeler
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Jie WeiAnimal and Food SciencesPh.D.Food Virology, Survival of virus on land-applied manure/biosolids and transport to plants and cropsFood SciencesKalmia Kniel
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Kyleigh GloskaAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.1. Determine the sensitivity of human pathogenic viruses to commonly used pesticides and fertilizers. 2. Determine the survival of human pathogenic viruses in bacterial biofilms that could occur in an agricultural environment.Food ScienceKalmia Kniel
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Trista ReederAnimal and Food SciencesPh.D.Large Animal Physiology: Bovine LaminitisAnimal ScienceRobert Dyer
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Mary RankinAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.-Emergency poultry depopulation
-Disposal methods and disinfection of affected structures and equipment
Master Degree in Animal and Food SciencesEric Benson and Robert Alphin
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Huimin DongAnimal and Food SciencesPh.D.The Meq Oncoprotein of Marek's Disease Virus: Mutations in High Virulence MDVs and Their Putative Role in Changing Pathogenesis Animal and Food SciencesMark Parcells
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Syamsundar GaddamanuguAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.Characterization of a Hungarian Isolate of Marek's Disease VirusAvian VirologyMark S. Parcells
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Upendra KatneniAnimal and Food SciencesPh.D.Development of Immunotherapies for Feline and Canine Solid Tumors Tumor ImmunologyMark S. Parcells
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Laura NemecAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.Effects of organic trace mineral supplements on mineral bioavailability and immune function of dairy cattleDairy ScienceTanya Gressley
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Kyleigh GloskaAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.Effect of Broad Spectrum Fertilizers on Human PicornavirusesFood ScienceKalmia Kniel
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Yaoxin HuangAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.E. coli in baby spinachAnimal and Food ScienceHaiqiang Chen
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Greg JuckAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.Anti-Listeria Monocytogenes Edible Coatings on Turkey.Food ScienceHaiqiang Chen
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Michele MaughanAnimal and Food SciencesPh.D.Molecular Genetics and Immunology Microbial PathogenomicsAnimal ScienceCalvin Keeler
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Shireen ShaikhAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.Molecular virology, Role of glycoprotein L deletion in Marek's Disease Virus pathogenesis.Animal Sciences (Molecular Virology)Mark Parcells
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Jie WeiAnimal and Food SciencesPh.D.Human pathogenic virus survival and transport in agricultural environmentAnimal ScienceKalmia Kniel
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Casey SartoriAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.SalmonellaANFSRolf Joerger
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Dana Hoffman-PennesiAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.Using essential oils as potential poultry feed additivesFood ScienceChangqing Wu
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Trista ReederAnimal and Food SciencesPh.D.Characterization of normal and ulcerated tissues of the bovine foot.Large Animal PhysiologyRobert Dyer
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Zheng JiangAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.I focus my research on antimicrobial packaging. In detail, my area is about using edible coatings and films incorporating GRAS antimicrobials to inhibit the growth of L. monocytogenes on food.Food SciencesHaiqiang Chen
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Huimin DongAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.The role of oncogene Meq of Marek's Disease Virus on changing pathogenicityAnimal ScienceMark Parcells
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Jonathan M. LimAnimal and Food SciencesPh.D.Research area focuses on the use of microbial inoculants and fibrolytic enzymes in silage and the resulting effect on fermentation and nutritive value for lactating cows. Animal ScienceLimin Kung Jr.
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Milos MarkisAnimal and Food SciencesM.S.Marek's disease virus replication in feather tips. Marek's disease virus-encoded microRNA profiles in feather tips.Molecular VirologyRobin Morgan
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Alison KiliszekBioResources EngineeringM.S.Development and Use of Water Quality Indices (WQI) to Assess the Impact of BMP Implementation of Water Quality in the Cool Run Tributary of the White Clay Creek WatershedBioResources EngineeringAnastasia E. M. Chirnside and William. Ritter
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Sadie E.G. UlmanEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Migration corridors of staging and breeding shorebirds on Chickaloon Flats, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, AlaskaEntomology and Widlife EcologyChristopher K. Williams
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Elizabeth TymkiwEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Effect of deer density on breeding songbirds in Delaware.Entomology and Wildlife EcologyJacob L. Bowman
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Amanda ConoverEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Impact of exotic plants on bird populations in suburban forest fragmentsWildlife EcologyChristopher K. Williams
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Rebecca KernEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.PRESCRIBED FIRE FREQUENCIES AND NESTING SUCCESS OF SECRETIVE MARSH BIRDS AT BLACKWATER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE AND FISHING BAY WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, MARYLANDWildlife EcologyGreg Shriver
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Brian JenningsEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.A SPATIALLY EXPLICIT MODEL OF THE WHITE-TAILED DEER POPULATION IN DELAWAREWildlife EcologyJake L. Bowman
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Erin B. ReedEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Bottom up effect on top down control in the suburban landscape How the origin of the ornamentals planted in suburbia affect ecosystem functioning, namely the control of insect pests by natural enemiesWildlife EcologyDouglas Tallamy
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Ken DurenEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Developing a predictive habitat suitability model for northern bobwhite quail in Delaware and comparing bobwhite population changes with changes in landuse.Wildlife EcologyChristopher K. Williams
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Angela CaranciEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Host-switching in Culex pipiens: Effects of Photoperiod and Aging on Host ChoiceEntomologyJack Gingrich and Charles Mason
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Kurt AndersonEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Migration chronology and habitat use of American black ducks.Entomology and WildlifeJacob L. Bowman
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Whitney WiestEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Development of Avian Rapid Assessment Metrics to Monitor Salt Marsh IntegrityWildlife EcologyGreg Shriver
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Nathan NazdrowiczEntomology and Wildlife EcologyPh.D.Local and landscape-level factors influencing long-tailed salamander (Eurycea longicauda longicauda) populations associated with springhouses on the periphery of their range.Wildlife EcologyJacob L. Bowman
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Jim FredericksEntomology and Wildlife EcologyPh.D.Primary interest in integrated pest management, foraging behavior and distribution of subterranean termites, particularly Reticulitermes spp. More broadly interested in urban pest management. Entomology and Applied EcologyCharles Mason
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Matthew SpringerEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.The Effect of White-tailed deer on Bearded and Unbearded Wheat Yield.Wildlife EcologyJacob L. Bowman
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Brian CuttingEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.An evaluation of the effectiveness of butterfly gardens as a restoration tool using the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippusEntomologyDouglas Tallamy
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Kiri Joy CuttingEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.An integrated management approach to the restoration of areas dominated by the invasive introduced plant Mile-a-Minute (Persicaria perfoliata)Masters in Wildlife EcologyJudy Hough-Goldstein
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Matt FryeEntomology and Wildlife EcologyPh.D.Response of kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) to different types and levels of simulated herbivore damageEntomologyJudy Hough-Goldstein
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Katherine GuerenaEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.NESTING AND BROOD-REARING ECOLOGY OF RESIDENT CANADA GEESE IN NEW JERSEYWildlife EcologyChristopher K. Williams
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Kathryn WeglarzEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Revision of the genus DelphacodesEntomologyCharles Bartlett
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Christy BealEntomology and Wildlife EcologyPh.D.Bird Foraging Preferences and Caterpillar Biomass on Suburban Woody Landscape TreesEntomologyDoug Tallamy
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Judith KellerEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Campylobacter in wild birdsWildlife EcologyW. Gregory Shriver
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Zachary LadinEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Ecology of wintering and staging Atlantic brantWildlife EcologyChristopher K. Williams
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Gavin FerrisEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Ecological Processes of Riparian Forested CorridorsApplied EcologyChristopher Williams
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David M KalbEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.Dispersal and Survival of Yearling Sika Deer Stags on Maryland's Eastern Shore.Wildlife EcologyJacob L. Bowman
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Meg BallardEntomology and Wildlife EcologyPh.D.Impacts of alien plant invasions on native insect populations.EntomologyDouglas Tallamy
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Nathan NazdrowiczEntomology and Wildlife EcologyPh.D.Local and landscape-level factors influencing long-tailed salamander (Eurycea longicauda longicauda) populations associated with springhouses on the periphery of their rangeEntomology and Wildlife EcologyJacob L. Bowman
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Brian JenningsEntomology and Wildlife EcologyM.S.A SPATIALLY EXPLICIT MODEL OF THE WHITE-TAILED DEER POPULATION IN DELAWAREWildlife EcologyJake Bowman
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Yunfeng ChenFood and Resource EcomonicsM.S.StatisticsStatistics
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Chaozheng YangFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Career goal: find job involving Modeling and Data AnalysisStatistics
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Shiwei FangFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Using the statistics or econometrics knowledge to study further in international trade and economics and marketing of industry.Food and Resource EconomicsThomas W. Ilvento
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Yue ZengFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.data analysisStatisticsThomas W. Ilvento
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Haifeng ZengFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Finance, bankingStatisticsThomas W. Ilvento
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Hong XuFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.StatisticsStatisticsThomas W. Ilvento
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Junling JiFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Data analysis in environmental scienceStatisticsThomas W. Ilvento
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FEI HEFood and Resource EconomicsBiostatistics, data analysisStatistics
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Xing Food and Resource EconomicsM.S.mathematical modelingMathematical ModelingKent Messer
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Zhenglong TianFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Data analysis, Risk analysis, Marketing research with statistical knowledgeStatistics
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Yuan LiFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Data analyst, mathematical modelingOperations ResearchKent Messer
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Wenying YuFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.data analyst, mathematical modeling, financial analysis,Operations ResearchRhonda Aull Hyde
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Qian ChenFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.data analyst, biostatisticsStatisticsThomas W. Ilvento
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Jubo YanFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Experimental Economics Public EconomicsAgricultural and Resource EconomicsKent Messer
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Jumryang YooFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Data Analysis on social studiesStatistics Thomas W. Ilvento
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BOYANG LIUFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.public schoolFood and Resource EconomicsJohn Mackenzie
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Kushal ShethFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Mathematical Modelling, Data AnalysisOperations ResearchPalaniappa Krishnan
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Yue ZengFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.data analystStatisticsThomas W. Ilvento
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Zhen ShenFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.data analyst, mathematical modeling, financial analysis, optimizationOperations ResearchKent Messer
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Michelle S DavisFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Financial analysis, risk predictionStatisticsThomas W. Ilvento
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Guang XiaoFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.mathematical modelingOperations ResearchJohn Pesek
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Yu CHENFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Land Conservation, Data AnalysisAgricultural and Resource EconomicsKent Messer
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TaoFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.StatisticsStatisticsThomas W. IIvento
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Prasoon PancholiFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Optimization Modeling and Statistical Data AnalysisOperations ResearchRhonda Aull-Hyde
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Tangjun LiFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.statisticsStatisticsThomas W. Ilvento
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Na HeFood and Resource EconomicsPh.D.Agricultural Economics, Experimental Economics and Individual Decision MakingFood and Resource EconomicsJohn C.Bernard
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Huan XieFood and Resource Economics M.S.StatisticsStatisticsThomas W. Ilvento
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Robin DillawayFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Consumer response to food safety scares. Food and Resource EconomicsKent Messer
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George F. SzczepanskiFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Economics of International TradeFood and Resource EconomicsTitus Awokuse
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Guangwen ZhuFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.statisticsStatistics
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Baiyun YaoFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.data analysis, mathematical modeling, and experiment designStatistics
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Kathryn OnkenFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.WTP for locally grown, organic and natural foods ; food marketingAgricultural and Resource EconomicsJohn C. Bernard
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Vimal KannanFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Data Analysis, Financial analysisOperations ResearchPalaniappa Krishnan
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Rui YangFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.data analysis and regressionStatisticsDianne Sisofo
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Cijing ZhangFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.StatisticsStatisticsThomas W. Ilvento
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Xiaojing LinFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Career goal: Design and development of models, methods, and computer applications to apply statistical techniques in the area of economics.StatisticsThomas W. Ilvento
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Brijesh SabooFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.Data Analysis, Mathematical Modeling, Financial AnalysisOperations ResearchPalaniappa Krishnan
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Huiying LiFood and Resource EconomicsM.S.statisticsStatisiticsThomas W. Ilvento
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Daniel BurchamPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Community tree planting programs, tree procurement processLongwood Graduate ProgramRobert Lyons
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Dimin FanPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Pore scale characterization of transport and retention of colloids in porous mediaEnvironmental Soil SciencesYan Jin
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Jackie BergquistPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Public HorticultureLongwood Graduate ProgramRobert Lyons
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Brandon LaffertyPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.Biotic and Abiotic Arsenic Redox Reactions in SoilsSoil SciencesDonald Sparks
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Shari EdelsonPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Community Supported Agriculture and Public Horticulture InstitutionsLongwood Graduate ProgramRobert Lyons
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Sudarshan DuttaPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.Watershed ManagementSoil and Environmental QualityShreeram Inamdar
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Amy SprinklePlant and Soil SciencesPh.D."Using pelletized poultry litter as a fertilizer on athletic fields; nitrogen availability to turfgrass from pelletized poultry litter."Plant and Soil Sciences: Nutrient ManagementDavid Hansen
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Sandra Marisa MathioniPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.Genomic Regulation During Stress-Inducing Conditions In The Rice Blast Fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae - Our research interest is focused on gaining a better understanding into which fungal genes are differentially expressed during the disease process. Molecular Plant PathologyNicole Donofrio
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Junling JiPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Land Use Impact on Carbon Cycling and Elemental BudgetEnvironmental Soil ScienceKyungsoo Yoo
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Barnabas SeylerPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Sino-American Botanical Exchange: Encouraging greater botanical collaboration through a mutually beneficial staff exchange programLongwood Graduate ProgramRobert Lyons
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Christine CollinsPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Evaluation of the use of a biological control agent, Trichoderma spp., against damping-off caused by Pythium aphanadermatum in microgreen plant speciesPlant and Soil SciencesWallace Pill
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Andre BeloPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.Plant genetics and genomicsIntegrative Training Option - Plant Biology and BiotechnologyAntoni Rafalski
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Susan FosterPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.Enhancing the sexual propagation of Actaea racemosa and the production of botanically active compounds from its rhizomes using hydroponics. Plant and Soil SciencesWallace Pill
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Jon PixlerPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Medicinal Plants: Collection Interpretation And Education In United States Public HorticultureLongwood Graduate ProgramRobert Lyons
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Sridhara G KunjetiPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.Primary focus is to identify effector proteins secreted by an oomycete pathogen P. phaseoli, causing downy mildew of lima bean. From the host I am trying to identify if any PR proteins are expressed during infection in lima beanPlant and Soil SciencesThomas A Evans, Co-chair Nicole M Donofrio
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Evan GruberPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Nutrient movement in soilsPlant and Soil SciencesDave Hansen
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L. Camille JonesPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Arsenic redox cycles in soils via biotic and abiotic processesSoil SciencesDonald Sparks
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Sandra Marisa MathioniPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.Transcriptome profiling of the rice blast fungus Magnapothe oryzae during stress conditions.Molecular Plant PathologyNicole Donofrio
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Keelin PurcellPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.An Analysis of Adolescent Involvement at Public Horticulture InstitutionsLongwood Graduate Program in Public HorticultureRobert Lyons
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Xu WangPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.Cellular and Molecular Plant BiologyPlant ScienceJung Youn Lee
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Gautier LandrotPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.Kinetics and Mechanisms of Cr(III) Oxidation and Precipitation on Manganese Oxides, in Real-Time and at the Molecular Level Soil ChemistrySparks, D.L
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Anne LuceyPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Whether an awareness of benefits positively influences public perception of sustainable roadside vegetation strategies.Plant & Soil SciencesSusan Barton
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Cristina FernandezPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Acceleration of inorganic nutrient release and mineral-organic matter association by biophysical soil mixing along an earthworm invasion chronosequencePlant and Soil ScienceKyungsoo Yoo
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Sanchita JamindarPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Environmental virologyPlant and Soil SciencesEric Wommack
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Andrew GapinskiPlant and Soil SciencesM.S.Preparing Plant Collections for Biological Invasions: A Case Study of the Effects of Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmarie)Longwood Graduate Program Robert Lyons
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Yun WuPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.Environmental Soil ChemistryEnvironmental Soil ChemistryDonald L. Sparks
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Joseph TownsendPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.The behavioral relationship between urban crime and mature street tree plantings in single family residential neighborhoodsPlant and Soil SciencesSusan Barton
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Sharath SrinivasiahPlant and Soil SciencesPh.D.Environmental Viral Ecology Plant and Soil SciencesEric Wommack
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