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Humboldt Ambassador Scientist since January 2016
Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Fellowship, Germany: June, 2010 – January, 2012, at Bonn University, Bonn, Germany.
Visiting Scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada: July – September, 2009, London, Ontario, Canada.
National Science & Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Fellowship, Canada: July, 2003 – September, 2006, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, London, Ontario, Canada.
Post Doctorate Fellowship, USA: September, 2000 – June, 2003, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Pre-doc Fellowship, Belgium: September – December, 1998, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Editor: (Since February, 2015) Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection (Taylor & Francis) B: Associate Editor: (2009 – 2011) Journal of Horticulture and Forestry (Academic Journals, Africa) C: Editorial Board Member: (Since 2015) International Journal of Biological Sciences and Applications (American Association for Science & Technology; AASCIT)
Reviewer: 1. Anals of Microbiology (Springer) 2. Archives of Microbiology (Springer) 3. African Journal of Biotechnology 4. African Journal of Microbiology Research 5. BMC Microbiology (UK) 6. Biotechnology Research International (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, USA) 7. Canadian Journal of Microbiology (NRC, Canada) 8. European journal of Plant Pathology (Springer) 9. Global Change Biology BioEnergy (Wiley-Blackwell, USA) 10. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (SGM Journals, UK) 11. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (Islamic republic of Iran) 12. Journal of Basic Microbiology (WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Germany) 13. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology (Korean Society for Microbiology & Biotechnology) 14. Journal of Phytopathology (Wiley ) 15. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation (Springer) 16. Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Sciences (Academic Journals, Africa) 17. Microbial Ecology (Springer) 18. Molecular Biology Reports 19. Naturwissenschaften (Springer) 20. Pakistan Journal of Botany 21. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 22. Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 23. PLOS One 24. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (Elsevier) 25. Proceedings of Indian Academy of Sciences (Springer)
Dr. Farquharson is a speech-language pathologist who studies the cognitive, linguistic, orthographic, and environmental factors that influence how children with speech and language disorders acquire literacy skills. One line of work has examined how working memory, language, and orthography may influence children's abilities to learn new words, read, and achieve age-appropriate speech production. A related line of work has examined how speech therapy-level variables, such as SLPs' stress, therapy quality, and IEP goals, may impact the outcomes seen in children with speech and language impairments. As a former school-based SLP, she is interested in determining how these lines of work can be used to create better assessments and treatments for SLPs to use in serving this population of children.
She has been an active ASHA member since she was an undergraduate student and has served many leadership roles at the state and national level. Currently, she is a member of the ASHA Convention Planning Committee in the area of Speech Sound Disorders and is an ad hoc reviewer for several journals.
Dr. Farquharson offers graduate courses on preschool language disorders and literacy disorders, and undergraduate courses on language acquisition. Her research activities are open to Emerson students who want to become engaged in clinical research exploring the literacy trajectories for children who have speech and language disorders.
Currently, I am performing my postdoctoral research in the Wexner medical center at the Ohio State University. My major focus is to screen new host factors which interact with viruses. I have been working on Influenza virus, HIV and Zika virus. I graduated in June 2015 from China Agricultural University with a Ph.D. in animal virus & molecular biology.
My research goal is to improve neonatal care through rigorous pharmacoepidemiology research that will evaluate the comparative risks and benefits of medications that, despite limited evidence, are commonly used in the treatment of neonatal disorders: (diuretics, acid suppressants, antiepileptics, inhaled steroids, bronchodilators, NSAIDs). My patient-focused research aims to improve neonatal outcomes by informing clinical practice decisions regarding medication administration.