The Kentucky State University Land Grant Program sent a delegation
of researchers and their students to the
Association of Research
Directors 15th Biennial Research Symposium
28-April 1 in Atlanta, Ga. Five graduate students in the Aquaculture
Program and nine undergraduates mentored in the Community Research
Service made presentations in the student competition. Maleka Embry
won first place for her presentation, “Agricultural Use of Sewage
Sludge and Potential Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals in Edible
Plants” in the Renewable Resources and Environmental Stewardship
category (mentored by Dr. George Antonious and his lab) and
Emerald Gates won first place for her presentation, “The Influence
of Light Level on Annonaceous Acetogenin Activity in Pawpaw (Asimina
triloba) Stem Tissue” in the Emerging Technologies category
(mentored by Dr. Kirk Pomper and his lab).
all the scientists and students for their participation.