April 5, 2017: Samuel Ramsey (vanEngelsdorp Lab) receives 1st place presentation award in the fourth annual University of Maryland Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition for his talk “Varroa Destructor: The Curious Case of the Bee Mite’s Bite”. He will represent UMD in the International competition in October.
March 27, 2017: Hanna Kahl (Hooks Lab) receives the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for her proposal entitled, "Choosing cues: how plant associations impact pollinator and herbivore interactions."
January 11, 2017: Ph. D student Brian Lovett (St. Leger Lab) is a recipient of the Joshua E. Neimark Travel award at the 2017 American Association for the Advancement of Sciences annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.
August 28, 2015: Jonathan Wang receives 1st place presentation award at 48th Invertebrate Pathology Meeting for his talk, "A Genome Wide Association Study of Resistance to Metarhizium anisopliae."
Publications & Presentations
Hsiao-Ling Lu, Jonathan B. Wang, Markus A. Brown, Christopher Euerle & Raymond J St. Leger. July 23, 2015. Identification of Drosophila mutants affecting defense to an entomopathogenic fungus. Scientific Reports. 5:12350.