West Virginia University
students’ novel research on ergot alkaloids - toxic compounds produced by fungi - and
their importance to the fields of agriculture and medicine will take them to
Capitol Hill to present their findings to members of Congress.
Caroline Leadmon, from Hurricane, and Jessi Tyo, a Gassaway native, are among 60
students selected nationally by the Council on Undergraduate Research to participate
in Posters on the Hill April 29-30.