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​Awardees​

​Congratulations to the 2019 APS Foundation Awardees

The APS Foundation is excited to announce the names of 65 individuals who received awards from the APS Foundation in 2019. Awardees will be recognized during the APS Annual Meeting. Special thanks to everyone who donated to the APS Foundation! Your continued support makes these opportunities possible. Be sure to visit the Foundation’s booth to learn more about funding opportunities and to help support future leaders in plant pathology!​

 
Books for the World Award
Aamna Ishaq, University of the Punjab, Pakistan

Books for the World Award
Maria Florencia Lucca, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria (INTA), Argentina

Books for the World Award
Francisca Okungbowa, University of Benin, Nigeria

Books for the World Award
Faheem Uddin Rajer, Sindh Agriculture University, Pakistan

Books for the World Award
Lisa Ann Rothmann, University of the Free State, South Africa

J. Artie and Arra Browning Plant Medicine and Health Travel Fund
Lindsay M. Overmyer, University of Nebraska, U.S.A.

Excellence in International Service Award
Carl M. Deom, University of Georgia, U.S.A.

Lucy Hastings de Gutiérrez Excellence in Teaching Award
Brett E. Arenz, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.

Frank L. Howard Undergraduate Fellowship Award
Franklin Lee Harris, Colorado State University, U.S.A.

JANE International Research Award
Maria F. Ratti, ESPOL, Ecuador

Noel T. Keen Award for Research Excellence in Molecular Plant Pathology
Savithramma P. Dinesh-Kumar, University of California, U.S.A.

Mathre Educational Endowment
Lindsey P. Burbank, USDA ARS, U.S.A.

Melhus Student Speaker Symposium
Paulina Alatriste, University of Kentucky, U.S.A.

Melhus Student Speaker Symposium
Morgan Carter, Cornell University, U.S.A.

Melhus Student Speaker Symposium
Kelley Clark, University of California, U.S.A.

Melhus Student Speaker Symposium
Stephen P. Cohen, Colorado State University, U.S.A.

Melhus Student Speaker Symposium
Karen Ferreira Da Silva, University of Nebraska, U.S.A.

International Travel Award
Tonjock Rosemary Kinge, The University of Bamenda, Cameroon

Plant Pathology Experiential Award- Individual
Annakay Diana Newell, University of Arkansas, U.S.A.

Schroth Faces of the Future Early Career Professionals Symposium Award
Jeffrey James Coleman, Auburn University, U.S.A.

Schroth Faces of the Future Early Career Professionals Symposium Award
Madeline Dowling, Clemson University, U.S.A.

Schroth Faces of the Future Early Career Professionals Symposium Award
Kaitlin M. Gold, University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Schroth Faces of the Future Early Career Professionals Symposium Award
Lina Maria Quesada, North Carolina State University, U.S.A.

Schroth Faces of the Future Early Career Professionals Symposium Award
Alejandro Rojas, University of Arkansas, U.S.A.

Raymond J. Tarleton Student Fellowship Award
Mei Zhao, University of Georgia, U.S.A.

​2019 Student Travel Awards 

José and Silvia Amador Student Travel Award and Evanthia D. and D. G. Kontaxis Student Travel Award 
Maria Izabel Costa de Novaes, Louisiana State University, U.S.A.

J. Artie and Arra Browning Student Travel Award
Emma Wallace, Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A.

APS Foundation Undergraduate Student Travel Award
Teddy Borland, Colorado State University, U.S.A

Elsie J. and Robert Aycock Student Travel Award 
Coralie Farinas, The Ohio State University, U.S.A.

Kenneth F. Baker and R. James Cook Student Travel Award
Arunabha Mitra, Washington State University, U.S.A.

Kenneth and Betty Barker Student Travel Award and Zahir Eyal Student Travel Award 
Suzette Magdalene Arcibal, University of Idaho, U.S.A

John M. Barnes Student Travel Award and William Moller Student Travel Award
Nathaniel Westrick, University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Myron K. Brakke Student Travel Award
Nourolah Soltani, University of Tennessee, U.S.A.

William Malcolm Brown, Jr. Student Travel Award and Donald E. Munnecke Student Travel Award
Olanike Omolehin, Louisiana State University, U.S.A.

C. Lee Campbell Student Travel Award and Dow AgroSciences Student Travel Award
Kaylee South, The Ohio State University, U.S.A.

Caribbean Division Student Travel Award
James Orrock, University of Florida, U.S.A.

H. J. Dubin Student Travel Award in honor of the Peace Corps
Taylor Klass, The Ohio State University, U.S.A.

Eddie Echandi Student Travel Award and Landis International Student Travel Award
Suzanne Slack, Michigan State University, U.S.A.

Forest Pathology Student Travel Award
Megan Buland, D.B. Warnell School of Forestry, University of Georgia, U.S.A.

John F. Fulkerson Student Travel Award
Jingyu Peng, Michigan State University, U.S.A.

Joseph P. Fulton Student Travel Award and Efrat Gamliel-Atinsky Student Travel Award
Sara Getson, Michigan State University, U.S.A.

Robert W. Fulton Student Travel Award and Joseph M. Ogawa Student Travel Award
Sofía Macchiavelli-Girón, University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Richard Gabrielson Student Travel Award and Eugene E. Saari Student Travel Award
Jane Marian Luis, North Carolina State University, U.S.A.

Raymond G. Grogan Student Travel Award
Amanda Mainello, Penn State University, U.S.A.

Walter (Doug) Gubler Student Travel Award
Breanne Kisselstein, Cornell University, U.S.A.

Dennis Hall Student Travel Award and Malcolm and Catherine Quigley Student Travel Award
Tina Wu, University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Stuart D. Lyda Student Travel Award and John F. Schafer Student Travel Award 
Nikita Gambhir, University of Nebraska, U.S.A.

Janell M. Stevens Johnk Student Travel Award 
Roshni Kharadi, Michigan State University, U.S.A.

Stephen A. Johnston Student Travel Award 
Jeana Hansel, North Carolina State University, U.S.A.

Arthur Kelman Student Travel Award 
Mariama Carter, University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Tsune Kosuge Student Travel Award
Corri Hamilton, University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Joseph Kuc Student Travel Award
Kayla Spawton, Washington State University, U.S.A.

Raymond D. Martyn Student Travel Award
Michelle Oliveira, University of Florida, U.S.A.

Don E. Mathre Student Travel Award and George Herman Starr Student Travel Award 
Daniel Chen, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, University of California, U.S.A.

Harold "Sande" McNabb, Jr. Student Travel Award and Larry W. Moore Student Travel Award
Jeannie Klein-Gordon, University of Florida, U.S.A.

John S. Niederhauser Student Travel Award and Harry E. Wheeler Student Travel Award
Megan McCaghey, University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Albert Paulus Student Travel Award
Aidan Shands, University of California, U.S.A.

Roger C. Pearson Student Travel Award
Eric Larson, University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Milt and Nancy Schroth Student Travel Award
Ying-Yu Liao, University of Florida, U.S.A.

Luis Sequeira Student Travel Award
Amelia Lovelace, University of Georgia, U.S.A.

Lisa Shepherd Student Travel Award
Madison Stahr, North Carolina State University, U.S.A.

Malcolm C. Shurtleff Student Travel Award 
Mariela Fernandez Campos, Purdue University, U.S.A.

H. David Thurston Student Travel Award
Srikanth Kodati, University of Nebraska, U.S.A.

Turfgrass Pathology Student Travel Award 
Roy Davis, Texas A&M University, U.S.A.

Virology Student Travel Award
Lauri Lutes, Oregon State University, U.S.A.

Gustaaf A. and Ineke C. M. de Zoeten Student Travel Award and Kyung Soo Kim Student Travel Award
Mei Zhao, The University of Georgia, U.S.A.


Past Award Winners

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