Congratulations to Mara McHaffie on receiving the Bryant Family Thesis Research Prize!

Posted on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Mara McHaffie and John Fryxell shaking hands

The Bryant Family Thesis Research Scholarship  is awarded to the student with the best final written report in IBIO*4522 Thesis in Integrative Biology. This year's recipient is Mara McHaffie.

Project title: AM fungi influences the relative strength of intraspecific and interspecific competition between positively and negatively responsive plant species.

Advisor: Prof. H. Maherali

Second Reader: Prof. C. Caruso

The scholarship is given was established through he generosity of W. Keith Bryant, O.A.C. '57, in honour of the contributions to the University made by his grandfather, Robert Bryant, his father, Leonard R. Bryant and his uncle, H. William Bryant. Robert Bryant was a Stockkeeper in the Chemistry Department from the 1920's to the 1940's. Leonard R. Bryant, Professor of Chemistry and Dairy Chemist, served the University from 1927 to 1958. H. William Bryant, O.A.C. '31, was employed by the Apiculture Department from 1931 to 1934.

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