Congratulations to Brooklyn Rushton, one of the recipients of the Bryant Family Research Prize

Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

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Bryant Family Research Prize recipient Brooklyn Rushton

The Bryant Family Research Scholarship is awarded to the two students with the best final written reports in IBIO*4500 Research in Integrative Biology. This year's award winner is Brooklyn Rushton.

Project title: Polyploidy as an advantage to drought and nutrient stress in Arabidopsis thaliana.

The scholarship was established through the 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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