Peng and Khanal Win LSU PPCP GSA scholarships

Jingyu Peng and Churamani Khanal received the LSU PPCP GSA scholarships.  The scholarships defrayed the cost of their attendance to professional conferences.  Jingyu Peng, an M.S. student being advised by Dr. Jong Ham, gave an oral presentation entitled “Comparative transcriptomic analysis of Burkholderia glumae reveals the important role of tepRgene in regulating a multitude of cellular processes” at the 2015 American Phytopathological Society Annual Meetings, Pasadena, CA.  Jingyu also presented a poster, written with fellow students Ally Lunos and Rebecca Sweany about the GSA’s summer sharing program, entitled “LSU summer technical sharing sessions: graduate students teaching graduate students.” Churamani Khanal, a Ph.D. student being advised by Drs. Edward McGawley and Charles Overstreet, gave an oral presentation entitled “Meloidogyne spp. reported from Arkansas: past and present” at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Society of Nematologists, East Lansing, MI.

Peng and Khanal
Jingyu Peng and Churamani Khanal