Physiological Section Best Student Presentations
Eli Echt-Wilson and Albert Zuo, La Cueva High School - Advisor, Jason DeWitte, for the paper “A Detailed Computational Model of Tree Growth” Co-authors: Sean Hammond, David Hanson and Jason DeWitte
Keri Caudle, Fort Hays State University - Advisor, Dr. Brian Maricle, for the poster “Pigment variation among ecotypes of big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) across a precipitation gradient” Co-authors: Christina Hilt, Cera Smart, Diedre Kramer, Sana Cheema, Loretta Johnson, Sara Baer and Brian Maricle
Kerri Mocko, University of Connecticut - Advisor, Dr. Cynthia Jones, for the paper “Physiological responses to drought reflect phylogenetic history in South African Pelargoniums (Geraniaceae)” Co-author: Cynthia Jones
Robert “Berto” Griffin-Nolan, Ithaca College - Advisor, Dr. Peter Melcher, for the poster “The physiological responses of moss to greenlight” Co-author: Peter Melcher
Marta Percolla, California State University, Bakersfield - Advisor, Dr. Brandon Pratt, for the poster “Reduced number of vessel connections is positively associated with greater cavitation resistance to water stress in chaparral shrubs” Co-authors: R. Pratt, Anna Jacobsen and Michael Tobin
Albina Khasanova, John Carroll University - Advisor, Dr. Rebecca Drenovsky, for the poster “Impacts of drought on nitrogen resorption of grasses in the Intermountain West” Co-authors: Megan Thornhill and Rebecca Drenovsky.
Jennifer JoCarole Cappa, Colorado State University, for the talk “Characterization of selenium uptake and metabolism in Stanleya (Brassicaceae)." Co-authors: Crystal Yetter, Sirine Fakra, Matthew Marcus, Mark Simmons and Elizabeth Pilon-Smits.
Albina Khasanova, John Carroll University, for the poster entitled, “Impacts of drought on mineral nutrition of grasses and forbs in the Intermountain West.” Co-authors: Jeremy James and Rebecca Drenovsky.
Mary Dobson, Texas State University-San Marcos, for the poster entitled, “Genetic patterns of tolerance to herbivory in a hybrid swarm of Louisiana Iris.” Her co-authors are Christianna Morely and William Smith.
Nicole Hughes of Wake Forest University, for
her poster entitled, “Coordination
of anthocyanin decline and photosynthetic maturation in juvenile
leaves of three deciduous tree species.” Her co-authors
are Christianna Morely and William Smith.
Uromi Manage Goodale, Yale University, for her
talk “Use of Non-destructive landscape
ecophysiology tools in Sri Lanka."
Mohammed Abdul, Texas A&M, for his talk “Impact
of high nighttime temperature on rice growth, development, and
Sarah Kimball, University of California Irvine for her talk “Physiological Differences Maintain Species in a Natural Plant Hybrid Zone.."
Her co-authors was Diane R. Campbell.
Ken Moriuchi, Florida State University for his talk “Genetic differences in patterns of growth, development, and plastic response to environmental quality in a perennial plant.."
Paredes López, Instituto de Ecología
For her talk “Is
there predawn disequilibrium between plant and soil water potentials in the
mangrove Laguncularia racemosa?" Her co-author was
Daniel Johnson , Wake Forest
For his talk “Chlorophyll
florescence in cotyledons and primary needles of a high-altitude
confier." His co-authors were Thomas
Vogelman and William Smith.
Katherine McCullough, University of Utah
For her talk "Do plants comply
with Murray's Law?" Her co-author was John
Tissue Culture Prize
- Katie A. Gustavsen, University of Delaware
For her paper entitled "Genetic
transformation of Atriplex triangularis (seaside greens)
using Agrobacterium tumefaciens and the p35 GUSint Ti
1991 DNA Plant Technology, Inc. Prize
- Xianggan Li
For the paper "Culture and salt tolerance
of protoplasts from the halophyte Sporobolus virginicus."
1983 Best Student Paper - Mr. Randy D. Allen, Texas A & M
For his his paper entitled "Effects of
metabolic inhibitors and growth regulators on storage protein mobilization in
1981 - Pete O. Council,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
For his paper entitled, "The control
of growth in carrot cell suspension cultures."
1979 - David D. Biesboer,
For his paper entitled "Production of
sterols by callus cultures of Euphorbia tirucalli L."
1977 - S. G. Pallardy
For his papers entitled, "Early root and
shoot growth of rooted tip cuttings of four Populus clones," and
"Leaf resistance and leaf water potential of four Populus clones."