Kansas State University doctoral student Hannah Dea was selected as one of ten students to compete in K-State’s Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT, final competition.

The event is set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the K-State Alumni Center Banquet Room, and it is open to the public. 

Ms. Dea’s 3-minute talk is titled “Looking out for the little guys: The importance of plant microbiomes.” It features research funded by the Kansas NSF EPSCoR RII Track-1 Award titled: “Microbiomes of Aquatic, Plant, and Soil Systems across Kansas.” 

Last year Ms. Dea was one of the winners of the lightning talk competition at the 2022 Kansas NSF EPSCoR Research Symposium. That talk was five-minutes long. Now she has just three minutes and a single slide to wow the judges for a shot at winning the 3MT competition.

Learn more about Ms. Dea’s research

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