Aimee Schulz, Senior in Genetics - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been selected as a Conviron Scholar by the American Society of Plant Biology. She is part of a cohort of 25 awardees selected from an applicant pool of 200 graduate and undergraduate students. As part of this award, Aimee will receive extensive mentoring and guidance from the Society. Read a full description of the program.
Aimee has done research on the origins of corn from its wild ancestor teosinte in the laboratory of Dr. Matt Hufford, Dept of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, since her freshman year. She has presented her research at Maize Genetics meetings and did a summer REU at the Donald Danforth Plant Sciences Center in St. Louis. She is currently applying for PhD programs in plant biology.