News in the Virology lab
1. Best presentation award
Dulanajnai Wijayasekara, a PhD student in Dr. Ali Lab was awarded a certificate of Honorable Mention for
her best presentation in the 21th Annual Student Research Colloquium held at the University of Tulsa from April 02-05, 2018.
2. ASV travel award
Kathryn Stuppy, a PhD student in Dr. Ali lab was awarded a travel award by the American Society
of Virology (ASV). She will present her results in the 37th Annual meeting of ASV meeting to be held in Maryland
from July 14-18, 2018.
3. US Fulbright fellowship
In 2017, Dr. Ali earned a US Fulbright fellowship to work at the University of Okayama, Japan. Dr. Ali was on sabbatical
leave in fall 2017 and worked in Japan mainly on mycoviruses infecting Fusarium Poae.