Eligible graduate students are invited to enter the Graduate Student Research Award Competition. Up to three awards may be presented. Awards for the first, second, and third place speakers are presented. Honorable mention awards may also be given. In addition, the 1st place winner is eligible for additional travel funds to represent the Southern Division at the APS annual meeting in Tampa, FL in 2016.
Eligibility Requirements: Students competing in the Graduate Student Research Award Competition must i) be enrolled in a graduate program in the Southern Division either at the time of, or within six months prior to, the abstract submission deadline (December 18, 2015); ii) have paid dues to the Southern Division at the time the paper is presented; iii) be sole or senior author of the paper; and iv) present this paper at a meeting of the SDAPS. The paper must communicate results of research in plant pathology conducted while in pursuit of a degree at a Southern Division college or university.
Be sure to indicate on the abstract submission form that you are submitting a paper for an oral presentation and that you intend to participate in the student competition. Presentations will be judged according to a rubic (click to view).
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2015 WINNERS, PHILIP VINES (MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY), JEFF STANDISH (MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY), AND ALYSSA KOEHLER (NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY), WHO PLACED 1ST, 2ND, AND 3RD, RESPECTIVELY. HONORABLE MENTIONS WERE ALSO GIVEN TO JAKE FOUNTAIN (UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA), PENG TIAN (UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA), CAROLINE LAND (AUBURN UNIVERSITY), AND KATIE NEUFELD (NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY).
Moytri Roy Chowdury(View Presentation)