Welcome to Grace Connelly – a new Ellison Lab MS student in Agroecology! Grace was born and raised in Grants Pass, Oregon. She attended Pacific University where she earned her B.S. degree in Environmental Biology with a minor in Philosophy. Her graduate work will focus on the effects of companion cropping in hemp.
Welcome to Sean Kim – a new Ellison Lab MS student in Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics! Sean is originally from Cottage Grove, WI. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a B.S. in Biology. Sean is an aspiring cannabis breeder with hopes to create natural medicine for people around the world.
Welcome to Autumn Brown – the first Ellison Lab graduate student! Autumn is originally from Mammoth Spring, Arkansas. She graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.S. degree in Horticulture and a double minor in Crop Biotechnology and History.
Hooray! The lab has been co-awarded a USDA NIFA Tribal College Research Grant with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College to study the effects of companion cropping in hemp for pest control and economic sustainability.
Hooray! The lab has been awarded a Baldwin Wisconsin Idea seed grant to acquire and synthesize foundational knowledge for hemp-derived products.