J Colhoun Poster Prize

The Board of BSPP wishes to encourage young plant pathologists and others who are eligible to take part in the John Colhoun poster prize, which is awarded for the presentation of a poster at the Presidential Meeting each year. To be eligible, the work presented must form part of a research project conducted by the entrant in support of a PhD or Masters degree, and the entrant must not have been awarded the degree prior to the deadline date for abstracts. Students need not be members of BSPP.

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Past winners of the prize are:

2017 Lotte Bettina Andersen Gersby Xanthomonas citri pv. citri pathotypes: Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) structure and function as microbe-associated molecular patterns (MAMPs)
2016 Joseph Payne Quantum evolution by integron-mediated effector capture
2015 Kathryn Hales Understanding the ecology and epidemiology of Pythium violae to enable disease management in carrot crops.
2014 Douglas Pyott Effects of light and temperature on potyvirus infection
2013 Xiaolei Jin, University of Hertfordshire Development and maturation of the chasmothecia of Podosphaera aphanis on strawberry
2012 Maria Borlinghaus, SRUC In-vitro and in-vivo antifungal activity of biochars
2011 Bolette Lind Mikkelsen, University of Copenhagen The impact of climate change on plant diseases
2009 Helen Fones, University of Oxford Defence Spending Slashed in the Hyperaccumulator Economy?
2008 Stefano Torriani, ETH Zurich (Switzerland) QoI resistance emerged independently at least 4 times in European populations of Mycosphaerella graminicola
2007 Sarah Lee, Rothamsted Research Exploring resistance to fusarium ear blight
2006 Steve Thompson, States of Jersey Environment Department Two quantitative assays to detect Rhizoctonia solani AG-3 in soil and their use in categorising risk levels to potato crops