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2019 Best Student Presentation Award Winners

Six students received recognition for their oral, poster and flash talk presentations at the 70th ASEV National Conference in June.


  • Oral: Andrej Svyantek (North Dakota State University, Fargo), Growth Chamber Analysis of Dormancy Acclimation Responses Within NDSU Grape Germplasm
  • Poster: Anna Hermes (University of Colorado, Boulder), Fire, Water, and Wine: Effects of the North Bay Fires on Napa Valley Vineyard Soil Carbon and Sulfur Losses
  • Flash Talk: Patrick Kenney (University of Missouri, Columbia), Drosophila Egg and Larval Stages Cause Sour Rot Symptoms at Same Rate as Adults


  • Oral: Courtney Tanabe (University of California, Davis), Elemental Analysis of the Changes in Metal Profiles During Winemaking
  • Poster: Jarrad Golihue (University of Kentucky, Lexington), Evaluating the Influence of White Rot Fungi on Volatiles Produced by Quercus Alba Barrel Staves
  • Flash Talk: Thi Nguyen (University of California, Davis,) Evaluating Wine Oxidation Using Spectrophotometric Iron Speciation

Awards were made possible thanks to the generous support of Lallemand (for enology) and the Best Student Presentation Awards Committee chaired by Carmen Gispert of the University of California Cooperative Extension, Riverside County