Sara Bratsch Receives Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award

April 27, 2015

Sara BratschGraduate student Sara Bratsch was awarded the Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award. This fellowship is awarded to University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellows who have been accepted to present their research at national or international conference.

Her current thesis research involves characterizing a novel virus-like filamentous particle in the Asteraceae family, and also includes describing the distribution and diversity of orchid viruses in the U.S.

Outside of her thesis research,  Sara works for the Plant Disease Clinic as a virology diagnostician.