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Faculty of Agriculture Graduate Student Research Showcase winners

Posted by Stephanie Rogers on April 30, 2013 in Research, Students

Twenty-eight Graduate students at Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture participated in the 14th annual Graduate Research Days April 18 and 19th.   The event, hosted by the Faculty of Agriculture, promotes current graduate student research and gives students an opportunity to explain the importance of their work to the Faculty, industry and the general public.

 (L to R) Dr. Dian Patterson, Weixi Shu, Chaini Konwar, Faezeh Kharazyan, Lauren Innes and Sara Murphy

The following students took home prizes:

Best Oral Presentation Category

First Prize:

Weixi Shu

Soil phosphorus dynamics under annual or single application of alkaline stabilized biosolids

Second Prize:

Faezeh Kharazyan
Sequence analysis of the Aleutian Mink Disease Virus in wild mink and weasels

Best Poster Category

First Prize:

Chaini Konwar

Localizing genetic elements associated with reproductive performance In mink using a sequence-based SNP panel

Second Prize:

Lauren Innes

The effect of body condition history on health and reproductive performance in mink females