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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

17th Annual
Beltsville Area Poster Day

April 26, 2006

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Winners

Winners of the 2006 Poster Day with the Acting Deputy Area Director

Left to right: back row, David Puthoff and Harry Danforth;
front row, Chun-Chieh Yang, Meghan Kelly and Martha Anderson


First Prize:
David P. Puthoff
Molecular Plant Pathology Laboratory, PSI
"Beta vulgaris" Root Defense Responses: Root ESTs regulated by the Sugar Beet Root Maggot and their potential role in insect resistance.
 
Second Prize:
Martha C. Anderson
Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, ANRI
Routine Mapping of Evapotranspiration and Moisture Stess Across the Continental United States
 
Third Prize:
Meghan A. Kelly
Nutrient Requirements and Functions Laboratory, BHNRC
Mechanisms for Increased Glucose Transport in 3T3-L1 Adipocytes Treated with an Aqueous Cinnamon Extract
 
Honorable Mention:
Chun-Chieh Yang
Instrumentation and Sensing Laboratory, ANRI
Line-Scan Machine Vision System for Online Poultry Carcass Inspection
 

Judges Scientist Division

Judges for Scientist Division, left to right:
Back row - James Trout, Matthew Kramer, Yan Zhao
Front row - Kathryn Kamo and Gloria Solano-Aguilar



Beltsville Area Poster Day 2006 - Student Division

Eleanor Roosevelt High School

Winners

Winners of the Student Division 2006 Poster Day

Left to right: Elizabeth Mongeon, Jason Kunz, Jasmine Bennings, Vern Pursel (FAR-B Representative) and Harry Danforth (Acting Deputy Area Director)


First Prize:
Jason Kunz
Mentor: Dale Gelman of the Insect Biocontrol Laboratory, PSI
The Effect of New Strains of "Bacillus thurigiensis" (Bt) on the Diamondback Moth, "Plutella xylostella"
 
Second Prize:
Elizabeth Mongeon
Mentor: Phyllis Martin of the Insect Biocontrol Laboratory, PSI
Combinatoral Microbiology: A Simplified Approach to Isolating Insecticidal Bacteria
 
Third Prize:
Jasmine Bennings
Mentor: Bob Owens of the Molecular Plant Pathology Laborator, PSI
The Effect of Viroid Infection on Tomato Growth and Development

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