The Genetics Section Poster Award
The Genetics Section Student Award is given for the best student
poster at the annual meetings. The Genetics Section normally distributes $200 in years when the award is given.
- Morgan Roche, Bucknell University, for the poster “When dioecy doesn’t pay: Population genetic comparisons across three breeding systems and five species in Australia Solanum” Co-authors: Ingrid Jordon-Thaden and Chris Martine
- Meng Wu, Miami University, for the poster “The investigation on protein evolution of Y chromosome in Carica papaya” Co-author: Richard Moore
- Chrissy McAllister, St. Louis University - Advisor, Dr. Allison Miller, for the paper “Environmental Determinants of Cytotype Diversity in Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)” Co-authors: Paul Kron, Russell Blaine and Allison Miller
- Richard Stokes , University of Cincinnati
For the poster “A
novel approach to study gene flow between color forms of the tetraploid
species Erythronium americanum” Co-author for the
poster was Theresa Culley.
2006 - Nyssa Temmel, University
of British Columbia
For the poster “Identifying
the genes involved in gender differentiation in Populus
2005 - Jennifer Cruse-Sanders,
Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden
For the poster “Gene
flow, hybridization, and divergence between Hawaiian Dubautia
species.” Co-author was Elizabeth Friar.
2004 - Deborah Johnson,
Iowa State University
For the poster "Sugar transporter genefamily discovery in the fern Ceratopteris
richardii." Co-authors were Michael A. Thomas and Jeffrey
2003 - Liu Xianan,
University of Illinois
For the poster "Differential expression of genes regulated in response to abiotic-stressin sunflower." Co-authors were Ginger Swire-Clark and Vance Baird.
2001 - Hannah E. Thornton, Florida International University and Fairchild Tropical Garden
The title for her poster was "Genetic variation in fragmented populations of an endangered dune plant: implication for its conservation." Co-authors were Cynthia Lane and Javier Francisco-Ortega.