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19th Annual
Beltsville Area Poster Day

April 23, 2008

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Winners of the 2008 Poster Day with the Area Director

Left to right: back row, Guy Serbin, Vincent Klink, Joseph Spence (Beltsville Area Director), Gordon Lightbourn;
front row, Sung-Hyen Lee, and Won Jun

First Prize:
Vincent P. Klink
Soybean Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, PSI
Engineering Soybean ("Glycine max") Resistance to its Major Pathogen, the Soybean Cyst Nematode ("Heterodera glycines")
Second Prize:
Won Jun
Food Safety Laboratory, ANRI
Portable Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging System for Detection of Biofilm on Stainless Steel Coupon
Third Prize:
Guy Serbin
Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, ANRI
Effects of Soil Organic Carbon and Water Contents on Remote Estimation of Crop Residue Cover
Honorable Mention:
Sung-Hyen Lee
Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, ANRI
Immunostimulatory Properties of Dietary Plum ("Prunus salicina lindl.") on "Coccidiosis"
Honorable Mention:
Gordon J. Lightbourn
Department of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Transcription Factor Families Regulate the Anthocyanin Biosynthetic Pathway in "Capsicum"

Judges Scientist Division

Judges for Scientist Division, left to right: Matthew Kramer,Scott Warnke,
Don Weber, Ben Rosenthal; front row, Beverly Clevidence, and Martha Anderson.

Beltsville Area Poster Day 2008 - Student Division


Winners of the High School Division 2008 Poster Day

Left to right: Renjit Thomas, Chinwe Madubata, Vern Pursel (FAR-B Representative), and Jonathan Brevard

First Prize:
Chinwe Madubata, Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Mentor: Brian Bowker, Food Safety Laboratory, ANRI
Effect of Sarcomere Length on Efficacy of Meat Tenderization Treatments
Second Prize:
Renjit Thomas, Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Mentor: Insook Son, Environmental Microbial Safety Laboratory, ANRI
Change in the DNA of "Escherichia coli" in Bulk Tank Milk
Third Prize:
Jonathan Brevard, Oxon Hill High School
Mentor: Milutin Djurikovic, Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory, ANRI
Nitrous Oxide Emissions in No-Till, Conventional Till, and Organic Farming Systems

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