Bhanu Dangi stand next to his award-winning poster.

Dangi awarded first place in student poster competition

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North Dakota State University M.S. candidate Bhanu Dangi received first place in the student poster competition at the 2022 National Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) Forum held December 4-6 in Tampa, Florida.

The event, organized and hosted annually by U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative, featured general and breakout sessions, workshops, and student poster sessions. 

Dangi presented a poster titled “Diversification of FHB Resistance QTL in Winter Wheat Germplasm” which is co-authored by his M.S. degree advisor Dr. Francois Marais. Bhanu is also the newly-elected president of the Plant Sciences Graduate Student Association with his term beginning in 2023.  He joins NDSU from Nepal after receiving his undergraduate degree from Chandigash University in India.