GTI Highlights: Camilo Paradas

Camilo Paradas is a GTI J-1 Student Intern who is working with Dr. Lina Quesada in the Plant Pathology Department. He recently presented his posted at the American Phytopathological Society (APS) conference in Minneapolis, MN.

APS1At the APS conference, Camilo presented during a special event called “Poster Huddles” where they selected 8 posters about the discoveries in an specific pathogen (Phytophthora capsici).

“I was there with my poster because I found some molecular markers in my research,” he said. “These molecular markers could be used in population studies with this pathogen.”

APS2Camilo said he enjoyed and appreciated the opportunity, and he hopes to continue and get a graduate degree from NC State in the future.