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PhD Candidate Marissa Roghair Stroud Recipient of USDA NIFA Predoctoral Fellowship

Marissa Roghair Stroud recently received a United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) Predoctoral Fellowship! Marissa is studying the genetics of maize microbiome formation in the lab of Dr. Larry Halverson. Her project is titled: “CRISPRi to identify Pseudomonas putida gene networks essential for rhizosphere microbiome assembly”

Congratulations Marissa!