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Senay Simsek Receives 2013 AACC International Young Scientist Research Award

Senay Simsek Receives 2013 AACC International Young Scientist Research Award

Senay Simsek, assistant professor in hard red spring wheat end quality, is the recipient of the 2013 AACC International Young Scientist Research Award. The award is "presented to an individual for outstanding contributions in basic and applied research to cereal science with the expectation that contributions will continue."

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NDSU Corn Breeding Program Featured in Newspaper

Research aims to develop corn hybrids adapted to colder climates and a shorter growing season.

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Shahryar Kianian Receives Diversity Impact Award

Shahryar Kianian Receives Diversity Impact Award

Shahryar Kianian was selected to receive the 2012-13 Diversity Impact Award given by the NDSU Division of Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach.

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Mona Mazaheri Receives Dissertation Fellowship

Mona Mazaheri Receives Dissertation Fellowship

NDSU Plant Sciences Ph.D. candidate Mona Mazaheri was selected to receive the Frank Bain Dissertation Fellowship for 2013-14.

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Graduate Student Symposium Hosted at NDSU

Graduate Student Symposium Hosted at NDSU

The 29th Annual Plant Science Graduate Student Symposium, “Supporting Life through Agricultural Innovation,” was held at NDSU on March 22-23, hosted by the NDSU Plant Sciences Graduate Student Association.

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Graduate Students Win Awards at Symposium

Graduate Student Symposium participants gave research presentations, which were judged and scored by a panel of NDSU Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology faculty. First, second and third place awards were presented.

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HRSW Breeding Program Featured by Technology Transfer Office

HRSW Breeding Program Featured by Technology Transfer Office

Article highlights NDSU Hard Red Spring Wheat breeding program and the impact of HRSW production in North Dakota.

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Plant sciences researchers present at Craft Brewers Conference

Plant sciences researchers present at Craft Brewers Conference

Paul Schwarz and Richard Horsley presented at the 30th Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America in Washington, D.C.

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New equipment helps NDSU researchers study plant disease and food safety

New equipment helps NDSU researchers study plant disease and food safety

New QTOF equipment helps Dr. Senay Simsek and Dr. Paul Schwarz use plant metabolomics to study plant physiology, grain quality and processing, and the nutritional aspects of grains.

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Agronomy Alumnus Frank LeGrand Recognized

Agronomy alumnus Frank LeGrand was recognized at spring commencement as the only living graduate from NDSU's first class of doctoral students.

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Plant Sciences Faculty Earn Promotions

Plant Sciences Faculty Earn Promotions

Faculty members Senay Simsek, Juan Osorno, Hans Kandel, Kevin McPhee, and Harlene Hatterman-Valenti were promoted within the Department of Plant Sciences in 2013.

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Harlene Hatterman-Valenti to Serve as 2013-14 Faculty Senate President

Harlene Hatterman-Valenti to Serve as 2013-14 Faculty Senate President

Harlene Hatterman-Valenti took over presidency of NDSU Faculty Senate on May 6. She outlined her goals for her 2013-14 term.

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Dr. Esther McGinnis Joins Plant Sciences Faculty

Dr. Esther McGinnis Joins Plant Sciences Faculty

The Department of Plant Sciences welcomes Dr. Esther McGinnis to the horticulture faculty.

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Senay Simsek Featured in AES Research Profile

Senay Simsek Featured in AES Research Profile

Dr. Senay Simsek's work on Wheat Quality and Carbohydrate Research has been featured on the ND Agricultural Experiment Station's website.

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Mihiri Mendis Awarded AACCI Graduate Fellowship

Mihiri Mendis Awarded AACCI Graduate Fellowship

Mihiri Mendis was awarded the prestigious Raymond J. Tarleton Graduate Fellowship by the American Association of Cereal Chemists International (AACCI).

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Plant Sciences Collaborative Ph.D. Program Hosts Interns

Plant Sciences Collaborative Ph.D. Program Hosts Interns

The plant breeding and genetics collaborative Ph.D. program between NDSU and the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez encourages agriculture students from UPRM to pursue graduate studies and careers in agricultural research. Part of this program includes an opportunity for UPRM students to intern in the Department of Plant Sciences at NDSU during the summer.

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Plant Sciences Faculty Participate in European Biomass Conference and Exhibition

Plant Sciences Faculty Participate in European Biomass Conference and Exhibition

Marisol Berti and Russell Gesch participated in the European Biomass Conference and Exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark. Their poster won the Best Visual Presentation award in the Biomass Feedstock, Residues and By-products poster session.

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Itai Mutukwa Receives Graduate School Fellowship

Itai Mutukwa Receives Graduate School Fellowship

NDSU Natural Resources Management Ph.D. candidate Itai Mutukwa was selected to receive a Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship for 2013-14.

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Ag Students Travel Abroad to Study European Bioenergy Crops

Ag Students Travel Abroad to Study European Bioenergy Crops

Sixteen undergraduate and graduate students, led by Plant Sciences associate professor Dr. Marisol Berti and Biosystems Engineering associate professor Dr. Scott Pryor, are traveling abroad June 22 to July 7 to study bioenergy crop production and processing in Germany, Austria and Italy.

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Graduate Student Featured in Inspired Home Magazine

Plant Sciences master's degree student Craig Carlson talks with Inspired Home magazine about his interest in woody plants and the research he is involved in.

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