Maureen Farrell, Virginia Tech (image) Virginia Tech Caption Maureen Farrell, a sophomore majoring in biological sciences in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, inoculates tomato plants with P. syringae bacteria in the Vinatzer laboratory. Credit Virginia Tech Photo Usage Restrictions The photo may be used with reports or discussion of research by the Vinatzer laboratory. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.