Bacterial Leaf Streak Research: Graduate Student Scientist Profile

Sunday, May 14, 2017

In the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, graduate student Terra Hartman researches bacterial leaf streak. Terra's goal is to simply learn more about this new type of bacteria that was discovered in Nebraska corn. She is searching for other plants that could also be potentially affected. Terra shares her passion for science and encourages others to pursue scientific questions and careers to make a positive impact in the world.

This video was produced by Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication student Rylie Kalb for Streaming Science. Streaming Science is an undergraduate student-driven project-based learning science literacy program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). The mission of Streaming Science is to introduce public audiences, especially middle and high school students and teachers, to real-world scientists and critical agricultural and environmental research through multiple interactive communication platforms. Through a series of courses and experiences, UNL Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication (AESC) students are developing videos, podcasts, and live interactive electronic field trips with iPad multimedia backpack communication kits. We invite you to watch our videos, listen to our podcasts, and engage with science topics that impact your everyday life!