Mariko Matsuda - 2010 Golden Opportunity Scholar

Mariko MatsudaMariko Matsuda is a senior majoring in Soil and Crop Science at Colorado State University, with a focus in Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biotechnology. She is the current Vice President of her local SASES chapter, and is performing research in plant insect resistance for her upcoming Honors thesis, which she will complete in May. After graduation Mariko hopes to spend some time in Germany, furthering her research experience, before returning to the US to obtain her Master’s degree in plant genetics.