Three students and one professor will be presenting original research at the National American Chemical Society Meeting in San Diego this March. Emily Andrews will be presenting a poster titled “Terpene variation in various isolines of Melaleuca alternifolia” and Sanggitha Kusomo with be presenting a poster titled “Optimization of tissue culture in Melaleuca alternifolia”; both are presenting Tuesday afternoon in the General Poster session of the Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Chelsea Alfafara will be presenting a poster titled “Developing a genetic screening method for elite germplasm in Melaleuca alternifolia plantlets” in the Undergraduate Poster Session Monday afternoon. Dr. Ted Lorance will be presenting a talk titled “Computational simulation of decarboxylation in water at high pressure and temperature: Accuracy, insights, and unexpected results” in the Computational Chemistry for Geochemistry session Sunday afternoon. Congratulations to these Vanguard scholars!