Stella Nhanala

Stella Nhanala
  • Degree: Doctorate (Fall 2021)
  • Advisor: Dr. G. Craig Yencho

What was your degree(s) or focus?

Horticultural Science with an emphasis in Plant breeding and Genetics

How are you planning to use your degree?

I am planning to use my degree as a research scientist, working with a focus on abiotic stress, especially on drought tolerance.

Whom do you want to thank?

I want to thank my advisor, Dr. Craig Yencho, and my committee members, Drs. Hudson Ashrafi, Vasu Kuraparthy, Rick Miller, Bode Olukolu, and Jenny Xiang. I also want to thank other graduate students who I worked closely with, at the Sweetpotato and Potato Breeding and Genetics Lab.