November in the News
|Visitor from National Research Center for Grapes
Dr. Sanjay D. Sawant, Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology), National Research Center for Grapes, Pune, India, visited Dr. Naidu Rayapati’s lab at Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Prosser, for a period of four weeks beginning October 13, 2008, to gain hands-on experience in field- and lab-based diagnosis of virus diseases of wine grapes. In addition, Dr. Sawant visited several vineyards and wineries and interacted with other faculty and industry stakeholders to learn various aspects of viticulture and enology in Eastern Washington.
|Wiley Graduate Student Research Exposition
Sahar Eid (PhD student with Dr. Hanu Pappu), Yu-Hsuan Lin (PhD student with Dr. Hanu Pappu), and Hongyan Sheng (PhD student with Dr. Tim Murray) presented posters on their ongoing research at the Wiley Graduate Student Research Exposition held in the Senior Ballroom of the Compton Union Building, Pullman campus on November 13, 2008. The Exposition is an annual event showcasing graduate student research and is organized by the WSU Graduate and Professional Students Association. Dr. Lori Carris served as one of the judges.