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2019 FST Poster Competition Winners

Undergraduate Posters

Sophie Pinton

First Place Undergraduate Poster:

  • Sophie Pinton - "Production of 2,3-Butanediol from Glucose and Food Waste by Newly-Isolated Bacillus licheniformis from Yellowstone National Park"
Grace Earnhart

Second Place Undergraduate Poster:

  • Grace Earnhart - "Exploring Consumer Perceptions of Virginia Hard Cider Packaging Using Free Sorting Tasks"
Allison Cox

Third Place Undergraduate Poster:

  • Allison Cox - "Preliminary Lexicon for Virginia Hard Ciders"


Graduate Posters

Deepak Poudel

First Place Graduate Poster:

  • Deepak Poudel - "Electrospun Pullulan Nanofibers Incorporating Hydroxypropyl-ß-cyclodextrin as Encapsulation Matrices of Quercetin"
Cameron Bardsley

Second Place Graduate Poster (Tied):

  • Cameron Bardsley - "Influence of Soil Population and Root Damage on the Internalization of Salmonella newport in Transplanted Bell Pepper Plants"
Kat Racine

Second Place Graduate Poster (Tied):

  • Kathryn Racine - "Utilization of a Model Cocoa Fermentation System and Roasting to Assess Differences Among Bioactive Compounds and Bioactivity of Cocoa through Variable Processing Conditions"

First Year Graduate Research Poster

Claire Marik

First Year Graduate Research Poster:

  • Claire Marik - "Growth and Survival of Listeria monocytogenes on Intact Fruit and Vegetable Surfaces: A Systematic Review"