Congratulations to Grace O'Keefe for Successfully Defending Ph.D. Thesis
October 13, 2014
Grace O’Keefe, Ph.D. candidate in Plant Pathology under the supervision of Dr. Don Davis, successfully defended her thesis on October 9, 2014. “An American Perspective of Chrysanthemum White Rust Caused by Puccinia horian” is Grace’s thesis title. Big congratulations and best wishes to Grace.
Dr. Frederick E. Gildow Honored for 31 Years of Service to the Department
October 12, 2014
Dr. Gildow was recognized for his leadership, friendship, and mentorship at a picnic held on October 4, 2014. Despite the cold weather, more than 80 friends, colleagues, and students gathered to recognize and celebrate his career.
Three PPEM Members Participate in the USCCN Meeting at UC-Davis
October 11, 2014
The United States Culture Collection Network (USCCN) met at UC-Davis (UCD) on September 24-25, 2014 to strengthen ties between microbial culture collections and microbial genomics.
Dr. Yinong Yang and Dr. Seogchan Kang Attend First Fudan University-Penn State Joint Conference
October 10, 2014
Drs. Yang and Kang, along with four other Penn State faculty members, visited Fudan University in Shanghai, China, for two days (September 18-19, 2014) to develop collaborative research projects and increase student exchange.