ASPB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Award

The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) fund promising undergraduate students so they can conduct research in plant biology during the early part of their college careers. SURF recipients must present their research at ASPB’s annual Plant Biology meeting in the year following the fellowship award.

2019 Winners

Tayah Bolt

University of California Davis

Ava Heller

Ohio University

Jeremiah Lukes

University of Vermont


Viviana Martinez-Martinez

Universidad Politecnica de Pachuca

Suprene Mohamedzein

Wake Forest University

Bo Price

Utah State University

Benjamin Styler

Brown University


Samantha Surber

University of Nebraska- Lincoln

Ashley Turner

University of Florida

Paige Wiebe

Kansas State University

Kwan Yoon

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kristen Edgeworth

Kenyon College

Malay Nanavaty

The College of New Jersey

Claire Ravenburg

James Madison University


Adán Colón-Carmona, Chair (2017-2021)
Jon Monroe (2017-2021)
Erich Grotewold (2018-2022)
Amy Marshall-Colon (2018-2022)
Chris Wolverton (2018-2022)