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2014: Edmund Henry Fulling Award, Society for Economic Botany, Michael McCampbell and Sunshine Brosi, Seedling Establishment of American Chestnut, Castanea dentata, in Pennsylvania.
2011: 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.
2009: 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.
Congrats to Megar Carr, recipient of the Maryland Forestry Board Scholarship in 2014, other FSU Ethnobotany recipients include Laura Smith & Nathan Beeman.
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.
Society for Economic Botany's Newsletter has news about our program
Upcoming interview with Dr. Brosi after recieving the SEB teacher mentor award
Natalie Walsh explains what she has been doing since graduating from Frostburg
Mitch Hall describes his experience at Frostburg
Cumberland Times News, Cumberland, MD