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2013

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Graduate Student Awards: 

   Julie F. Morton Award, Society for Economic Botany, Amanda Vickers*, Sunshine L. Brosi, James Howell, and David Puthoff, 2011, Chromatographic quantification of medicinal compounds in flowering and non-flowering wild-harvested Actaea racemosa L. Botany 2011, Healing the Planet, St. Louis, Missouri,  July 9-13.

   Traditional Ecological Knowledge Student Merit Award:  Natalie A. Walsh* and Sunshine L. Brosi, 2009, poster: Stratification protocols and germination rates of open-pollinated families of black cohosh (Actaea racemosa L.) from three western Maryland state forests:  Population dynamics of a medicinal herb native to the Appalachian Mountains (poster), 94th Ecological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, Aug.

Undergraduate Student Awards:

   Li-COR Prize, Physiological Section, Botanical Society of America.  Mitch Hall**, Sunshine L. Brosi, and David Puthoff, 2011, The effectiveness of tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum) modified with a Hessian fly-responsive (Hfr) gene against phloem-feeding and chewing insects.  Botany 2011, Healing the Planet, St. Louis, Missouri, July.

   Honorable Mention, Julia F. Morton Award, Mitra Karimian** and Sunshine L. Brosi, poster: Analysis of Dulcimer Makers in Appalachia, 2010, Society for Economic Botany 51st Annual Meeting, Xalapa, Mexico, June.

   Ronald E. McNair Ambassador Award for Exemplifying the Life, Values and Qualities of Dr. Ronald E. McNair, Christopher Massimino** and Sunshine L. Brosi, 2009, Summer Research Institute, Metabolic Profiling of in vitro Cultured Medicinal Plants: Actaea racemosa L., University of Maryland, College Park.

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  • Undergraduate Mitra Karimian wins an honorable mention at the Society for Economic Botany Conference for her Undergraduate Poster!  Thanks to the 2011 Ethnographic Field Techniques Course! 
  • Thanks to the Open Science Network in Ethnobiology:  Natalie Walsh, Robbie Kutchman, Mitra Karimian, Chris Massimino, Mimi Hernandez and Sunshine Brosi receive travel awards to attend the Society for Economic Botany Meeting in Xalapa, Mexico!
  • Undergraduate student Tommy Berry becomes the first FSU student to complete the Ethnobotany Major! 
  • Graduate student Natalie Walsh graduates with honors this spring, she successfully defended her MS Thesis: Wed. March 10th at 4:30pm


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