Sara Klee Receives APS Travel Award
March 17, 2015
Sara Klee (Ph.D. candidate in Plant Pathology) received an American Phytopathological Society Graduate Student Travel Award ($500) during the APS Potomac Division meeting in Rehoboth, DE, March 11-13, 2015.
Yang Research Group Published New Genome Editing Approach in PNAS
March 5, 2015
PPEM congratulates former postdoc Kabin Xie, Ph.D. student Bastian Minkenberg, and Associate Professor Yinong Yang for their publication in PNAS documenting an innovative method to improve genome editing technology.
Exhibition Highlights Mushroom Research
February 19, 2015
The exhibition, "Mushrooms: A Tribute to the Kneebone Mushroom Reference Library," is on display Feb. 25 to May 7, in the Sidewater Commons, 102 Pattee Library on the University Park campus. Leon R. Kneebone, Professor Emeritus of botany and plant pathology, donated his private library to create a working library for researchers in all fields of mushroom cultivation and mycology.
Jennie Mazzone Sees Firsthand How Cambodian and Thai Farmers Live
February 18, 2015
Graduate student Jennie Diehl Mazzone was one of 12 Penn State students who traveled to Thailand and Cambodia to witness recent agricultural developments that could play a role in alleviating poverty and ending world hunger.