David Favero - 2008 Golden Opportunity Scholar

David Favero is a student at Colorado State University. He is majoring in soil and crop sciences with a concentration in plant biotechnology, genetics, and breeding. After David graduates this May, he is planning on attending graduate school for either plant molecular biology or crop development. Two of his career goals are to develop new genetically modified crops that help fight global diseases, such as cancer or AIDS, and to be a professor. Currently he is involved in a research project to map Fusarium wilt resistance genes in beans.