Congratulations to BPP graduate student Nick Carleson for being recognized for his excellent research and presentation at the 2019 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference. Nick received his presentation award for his talk "Gene Duplication, Pathogenicity, and Genome Plasticity of Phytophthora ramorum." You can learn more about Nick's research in the Grunwald lab at the USDA ARS, Horticultural Crops Research Unit.