Plant Pathology Association

The Plant Pathology Association (PPA) is an organization designed for graduate students in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology.

PPA's mission is to present a platform to develop and discuss topics related to plant pathology and to explore and promote plant pathology within the Penn State community. Our goals are to promote academic discussion among graduate students and provide a network of support and encouragement.

PPEM Grad Student News

Dr. Gary Moorman | Image: Penn State
Moorman Trains Graduate Students in Plant Disease Diagnoses
July 27, 2017
Emeritus Professor Gary Moorman offers valuable plant disease diagnosis techniques through PPATH 502 course.
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Northeast SARE Selects Bautista Jalón for 2017 Grant
July 24, 2017
Northeast SARE awards Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón a 2017 Graduate Student Grant.
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Plant Pathology Association Tours Campus Green Roofs
July 19, 2017
Plant Science Ph.D. student Julianna Razryadov gave PPA students a campus green roofs tour on July 19.
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Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology Course Concludes
July 11, 2017
Ph.D. candidate Natali Özber concluded her Upward Bound 2017 course on July 11.
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Visiting Ph.D. Student Joins Bull Lab
May 30, 2017
Ph.D. student Khumbuzile Bophela joins the Bull Lab this summer, beginning May 30.