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2010 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference

November 11-14, 2010
Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh, North Carolina

As part of its sponsorship of of the Sigma Xi symposium on Food Safety and Security, PHS Group, Inc. promoted a competition for student concept papers that presented creative ideas addressing the critical issue of food security in Haiti. The authors of the top three papers received monetary prizes.

First Place: Adeolu O. Ilesanmi
NC School of Science and Math
The Potential of Dietary Zinc in Restoring Food Security in Haiti"

Second Place: Chellani S. Hathorn, Kelsey N. Ryan and Allison Smathers
North Carolina State University
Development of a Multi-component Educational Program to Preserve Locally Grown Crops in Haiti"

Third Place: TIE
Danielle Jones
East Carolina University
"An Agricultural Training Program for Haitian Women"

Chinmaya Kulkarni
Brown University
"The Implications of Composting Toilets for Nitrogen Flows in Haiti"


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