Cara McCauley (Qawalangin)

Doctoral Student

Field of Study

Weed Science

Hometown

Crawfordsville, IN

Education

2014 - B.S., Biological Engineering/Plant Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Research Focus

Characterizing the auxin herbicide mode of action

Major Advisor

Dr. Bryan Young, Botany and Plant Pathology

Selected Presentations

McCauley, Cara L., Julie M. Young, and Bryan G. Young (2015). “Efficacy of foliar applications of halauxifen-methyl compared to 2,4-D and dicamba on glyphosate-resistant horseweed (Conyza canadensis).” North Central Weed Science Society (NCWSS), Indianapolis, IN, December 8, 2015.

McCauley, Cara L. and Bryan G. Young (2015). “Influence of horseweed (Conyza canadensis) height on the efficacy of halauxifen-methyl, dicamba, and 2,4-D.” North Central Weed Science Society (NCWSS), Indianapolis, IN, December 8, 2015.

Professional Organizations:

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), Purdue Chapter

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

North Central Weed Science Society (NCWSS)

Weed Science Society of America (WSSA)       

Honors, Grants, Awards and Activities:  

2014 - Present Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship Recipient

 

Cara McCauley, Sloan Scholar

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